Empathy for Peace operates on the premise that the practice of empathy is the foundation of fair, just and peaceful communities.
Empathy for Peace promotes empathy research and education with a specific focus on the translation of empathy research to dismantle systems of oppression and build fair, just and peaceful communities.
- Advance empathy research and studies, and support scientists and scholars studying empathy and its applications to peace, social justice and social harmony
- Promote the translation and dissemination of empathy research by making the results publicly available and accessible.
- Support the application of scientific empathy research, and serve as a resource for educators, policymakers, organizations and communities interested in translating empathy research into organizational and community-based practice.
- Support programs that foster and advance the development of empathy and emotional literacy at home, in schools, in the workplace and within and among communities.