Program Reach


We are born with the capacity for empathy. An ability to recognize emotions transcends race, culture, nationality, class, gender, and age.”


- Mary Gordon, Founder/President, Roots of Empathy Organization
Creator, Seeds of Empathy

In 2005, Mary Gordon created Seeds of Empathy, Roots of Empathy's "younger sibling," a program for three- to five-year-olds in early childhood settings.

Seeds of Empathy is being delivered across Canada, in the UK and the United States.