Roots of Empathy, a McConnell grantee, and its founder, Mary Gordon, were recently featured in a Globe and Mail article. This article discusses a study that found college students today are less empathetic than those of 20 years ago. In the article, Gordon says, “You have to experience empathy to continue to develop it. If children don’t have enough opportunity and parents don’t have enough time to be with their children, it’s really difficult.”
Read the entire article here.
Mary Gordon and Roots of Empathy were also recently featured in Time Magazine.