Raising Kind Kids through Empathy and Social-Emotional Learning
Explore how empathy and kindness help young people develop skills for healthier and more prosocial philanthropic behavior. You'll learn about YPII's Raising Kind Kids project, which helps educators introduce concepts of philanthropy to preschoolers through social-emotional learning. We'll explore the Random App of Kindness (RAKi), an interactive game for your smartphone, created to help increase empathic habits in teens. Learn about groundbreaking research with the Greater Good Science Center based at UC Berkeley that looks at the roots of compassion, happiness, and altruism.
- Sarah Konrath, assistant professor and social psychologist, IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
- Taylor Parker, Born this Way Foundation’s channel kindness reporter and philanthropic studies undergraduate, IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
- Jason Marsh, director of programs and editor in chief, Greater Good Science Center, University of California-Berkeley
- Jill Gordon, director of learning, Indiana Philanthropy Alliance