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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Mary Gordon

Read about the Founder/President and see where she is speaking

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A Future Worth Growing

Watch our video and support a future worth growing

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In the NYTimes

Roots of Empathy, a solution to the Crisis of Connection

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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.