Roots of Empathy’s mission is to build caring, peaceful and civil societies through the development of empathy in children and adults. It is an evidence based classroom program that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression among school children while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. For more information on Roots of Empathy, please visit the website at

Little Lions has long been involved with the Roots of Empathy program and provides facilitators from our own staff.