Roots of Empathy
215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 160
Mary Gordon, President/Founder
Wendy Cochran, Chief Operating Officer
Christopher Sarson, Director - International Development
Mary-Anne Beatty, Director - Finance & Administration
Donna Letchford, Director - Curriculum
Cailey Crawford, Director - Program Delivery
Joan Green - Chair
Mary Gordon - Director
Jean-Pierre (J.P.) Boisclair - Director & Treasurer
Christine E. Hart - Director
Dr. Clyde Hertzman - Director
Rod Macgillivray – Director
Patricia Mackenzie - Director
The Hon. Mr. Justice Edward Ormston – Director
Lynn Patterson - Director
Tim Sale - Director
Our mission is to build caring, peaceful, and civil societies through the development of empathy in children and adults. Roots of Empathy is about changing the world, classroom by classroom.
Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program which has reduced levels of aggression and violence among school children while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.
Seeds of Empathy is a social and emotional competence program with a focus on early literacy for 3-5 year olds in child care settings.