Building on Martin Luther King’s Powerful and Profound Empathy
Lately, everyone from the POTUS to Meryl Streep has been talking about the need for more empathy in our world. What role do educators play in this critical call to action? In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Committee for Children’s executive director, Joan Cole Duffell, and Dr. Calvin Watts, superintendent of the Kent School District, have written an important op-ed in an effort to urge school systems and the country at large to do the work that’s needed to build on Dr. King’s profound and powerful level of empathy.
Read op-ed article here