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Let's Be Changemakers: Empathy Education

An online resource guide addressing social innovation and changemaking education resources

The Intersection of Empathy and Changemaking

"In a world of rapid change, society is confronted by an increasing number of complex challenges and opportunities. Ensuring solutions will outpace problems requires effective collaboration and the ability to organize into fluid teams-of-teams, where every player must be a contributor and a leader.

Effective collaboration in this environment is only possible with empathy: the ability to understand and respond to the feelings of others. In a changemaker world, empathy is as fundamental as reading, writing and math. This creates a new social imperative to ensure that every child fully develops their own innate capacity for empathy."

Empathy and Changemaking - Ashoka

StoryCorps

StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

Books on Empathy

Campus Learning Community

The How and Why of Effective Altruism

Current Literature on Empathy Education