Roots of Empathy founder speaks at U.N. Headquarters

Mary Gordon, founder of Roots of Empathy recently spoke at the U.N. Headquarters in New York. The symposium themed “Literacy: A Foundation for Development,” was held on September 7, 2010 on International Literacy Day. Gordon shared the stage with keynote Laura Bush, Honorary Ambassador to the UN Literacy Decade.
McConnell grantee Roots of Empathy builds “emotional literacy” in children through bolstering their sense of empathy.