Empathy for Peace is a Canadian registered not-for-profit organization dedicated to bridging the gap between scientific research on empathy and community-based projects and initiative that aim to build fair, just and peaceful communities.
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 building fair, just and peaceful communities.
- Advance empathy research and studies, and supporting 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.