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Roots of Empathy in Newfoundland & Labrador

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Our programs are offered in both French and English and in Indigenous communities.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”full_width_content” full_screen_row_position=”middle” equal_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none” shape_type=””][vc_column column_padding=”padding-7-percent” column_padding_position=”all” background_color=”#d4ecdc” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ background_image=”13316″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/2″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_custom_heading text=”Support” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_column_text]Roots of Empathy programs are supported by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador as well as regional agencies and community funders.

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What Newfoundland & Labrador teachers and students say

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