Cultivating Empathy and Internal Awareness for Social Change

From the article: “Empathy has a critical role to play in creating positive social change; it will enable us to become more collaborative and respond more thoughtfully to social issues. We can cultivate and teach empathy—with intentionality, or willed effort, not diminishing its power—and we can encourage empathy without requiring action or agreement. But before empathy can achieve it’s full impact in our lives and in positive social change, we must cultivate internal awareness to understand our own context in the world.”

Christy Vines of Ideos recommended this article to PCP in advance of her webinar on empathy:

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