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Roots of Empathy in Oregon

[/vc_column_text][divider line_type=”No Line”][/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″ 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=”History” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_column_text]Roots of Empathy launched programs in Oregon in 2018.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”padding-15-percent” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ background_image=”22132″ 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_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-15-percent” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ background_image=”22145″ enable_bg_scale=”true” column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”5px” width=”1/2″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” bg_image_animation=”none”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”padding-7-percent” column_padding_position=”all” background_color=”#d4ecdc” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ 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=”In Oregon news” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_column_text]Check out this article from Siuslaw News about the Roots of Empathy program in Oregon:

Planting Seeds of Empathy:  School districts work with local programs to teach emotional literacy[/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=”22145″ enable_bg_scale=”true” column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”5px” width=”1/2″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_custom_heading text=”In Oregon news” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_column_text]See how Roots of Empathy is making a difference in Lane County, Oregon, in this article and video:

Healthy Kids: Program seeks volunteer families to help teach empathy to local students.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”padding-10-percent” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ background_image=”32155″ enable_bg_scale=”true” 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_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][carousel script=”flickity” flickity_formatting=”fixed_text_content_fullwidth” flickity_fixed_content=”

What Oregon teachers and students say

” button_color=”Accent-Color” desktop_cols_flickity=”3″ desktop_small_cols_flickity=”3″ tablet_cols_flickity=”2″ column_padding=”30px” autorotate=”true” column_color=”rgba(225,235,245,0.5)” border_radius=”10px” enable_column_border=”true” autorotation_speed=”7000″][item id=”1611868835681-8″ title=”Item” tab_id=”1611868835682-2″][nectar_single_testimonial testimonial_style=”basic” quote=”I feel like it’s a wonderful vaccine to help reduce child abuse and neglect in the community by just inoculating people with the sense of compassion and kindness. And I think that’s a wonderful gift to give our community.” name=”Suzanne Mann-Heintz, Instructor” subtitle=”Florence”][/item][item id=”1611868835735-7″ title=”Item” tab_id=”1611868835736-7″][nectar_single_testimonial testimonial_style=”basic” quote=”I’ve been teaching for – this is my 26th year – and it’s one of the most exciting things I’ve had happen in the classroom.” name=”Glenda Green, Teacher” subtitle=”Lundy Elementary School”][/item][item id=”1611868835782-2″ title=”Item” tab_id=”1611868835783-8″][nectar_single_testimonial testimonial_style=”basic” quote=”I love having Roots of Empathy in the classroom. It’s been an anchor for me as a classroom teacher. Anytime there are any kind of interpersonal conflicts where 2 students aren’t getting along I can link back to something that we’ve learned about in Roots of Empathy and just ask students – how did that make you feel?…it’s helped with problem solving, it’s helped with them, not just thinking about themselves but looking around, even when they’ve made a mistake or if they see somebody that has made a mistake and has hurt them, it’s helped give them words to tell others how they’re feeling.” name=”Jeannette Jones , Teacher” subtitle=”Florence”][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1611868835825-5″ tab_id=”1611868835826-4″][nectar_single_testimonial testimonial_style=”basic” quote=”I have seen a decrease in physical aggression my students since the beginning of the year. They are using there communication skills to resolve conflict before their hands. I have also observed students taking breaks, communicating their feelings, and taking deep breathes when experiencing big emotions.” name=”Teacher, Grade 1″ subtitle=”Florence”][/item][item title=”Item” id=”1611868835871-7″ tab_id=”1611868835872-10″][nectar_single_testimonial testimonial_style=”basic” quote=”The children became more in tune with their feelings and towards the end, started showing signs of listening and not interrupting each other! … To watch the progress of the children open up and start to recognize feelings of themselves and others and it was a valuable lesson for me as well to listen to mine and others feelings!! I love this program… and spread the word any chance I can get!” name=”Volunteer parent, Grade 1/2″ subtitle=”Mapleton”][/item][/carousel][/vc_column][/vc_row]