This is not a direct part of our conference but we
include it as a resource.
Several participants have done interviews for the conference. "The
winners of the Ashoka Changemakers Activating Empathy competition
discuss empathy in our education systems and how we can all work
together to ensure all students learn this important skill"
Dina Buchbinder is
director of Sports for Sharing. "Our solution is integrating civic
education into children’s lives through games and sporting
activities. Sports for Sharing is driven by three objectives:
raising social awareness, heightening cultural appreciation and
promoting healthy living." One of the values the program promotes
Mark Rodriguez is
Executive Director of Changing Worlds in Chicago, Illinois.
'Changing Worlds is an educational arts nonprofit organization
whose mission is to foster inclusive communities through oral
history, writing and art programs that improve student learning,
affirm identity and enhance cross-cultural understanding.
No Bully’s mission is
to bring innovative, sustainable solutions to bullying, harassment
and violence in schools. We envision schools where kindness
triumphs over prejudice and intolerance.
Laura Zax is Editor of
the StartEmpathy.org website. Start Empathy, an initiative of
Ashoka, is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated
to building a future in which every child masters empathy.
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