Roots of Empathy is an international organization that offers empathy based programs for children, with research to prove impact. It is a leader in the empathy movement.

Where We Are

We help children develop empathy & emotional literacy in 12 countries

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10 year olds open up to CNN

Watch this remarkable video about how Roots of Empathy changes kids

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Mary Gordon

Read about Mary Gordon and see where she is speaking

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Seeds of Empathy

Find out more about our program for 3 - 5 year olds

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Here’s our story, captured moment by moment – from classrooms with infants and students, to neuroscientists on stage, to our supporters around the world.  See what we do and what others are saying about our programs.