In this episode, Toria talks to Miranda McKearney about Empathy Day and the great work that she and others at Empathy Lab are doing.
Young people are growing up in a society with a major empathy deficit; hate crimes are at their highest level since records began and there are increasing concerns about the negative effects of social media.
EmpathyLab is the first organisation to build children's empathy, literacy and social activism through a systematic use of high-quality literature. Their strategy builds on new scientific evidence showing the power of reading to build real-life empathy skills. They believe that empathy is a beacon of hope in a divided world.
What do they do?
Their strategy builds on the latest scientific evidence showing the power of reading to build real-life empathy skills through -
To find out more, just go to https://www.empathylab.uk/