Roots of Empathy in New Zealand
12,225 New Zealand children have participated in a
Roots of Empathy program since 2006.
Mary Gordon in New Zealand
14-22 August 2015 - Mary Gordon is visiting four communities in New Zealand where she is speaking about Roots of Empathy - its growth and impact. You can read more about her visit here, including information on her public lecture in Auckland. Come out and hear how Roots of Empathy was designed to break cycles of intergenerational violence, child abuse and neglect through the development of empathy, and how research has shown immediate effects in the classroom - reduced levels of bullying and aggression and increased levels of prosocial behaviours and empathy.
International Speaker Series
In her Roots of Empathy Speaker Series presentation, "Empathy, culture and future:
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For more information please contact:
Ally Fulcher, Programme Manager, Roots of Empathy New Zealand
T: 09 535 8138 M: 021 077 8137