Ottiya magazine shared our “5 Tips for Cultivating Empathy” with its readers.Read More
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In this piece for Motherly, Heather Marcoux shares tips for raising kind kids adapted from our resources.Read More
In this episode for NPR Life Kit, Anya Kamenetz and Cory Turner cite Making Caring Common’s research on parenting priorities.Read More
Scott Mautz adapts Making Caring Common’s tips for helping parents raise kind kids for Inc..Read More
In this piece for Business Insider, Steven John references Making Caring Common’s report The Children We Mean to Raise, in which we found that “approximately four out of five children value personal achievement and success more than caring for others.”Read More
In this article on the Harvard Graduate School of Education website, Making Caring Common’s Rick Weissbourd says that he has found that men can sometimes tune out when terms like “empathy” and “listening” are used to talk about the importance of caring, but they can be more engaged by terms like “courage” and “respect.”Read More
Watch three Medford High School students who won the KIND Schools Challenge speak about their project and next steps on this interview on Boston 25 News.Read More
Children and adults today spend large amounts of time online and adults can help create a culture of caring online by modeling kindness both online and offline. In this article in HuffPost, author and parent expert Sue Scheff shares tips and ideas to help parents lead by example.Read More
This article by Joe Brooks, the founder of Community Works Institute, highlights The ELL Give Back project, which won the KIND Schools Challenge, a partnership between the KIND Foundation and the Making Caring Common project.Read More
After launching the nationwide KIND Schools Challenge last fall, the KIND Foundation and Making Caring Common were tasked with choosing one winner out of nearly 200 submitted student projects. The winning project was created by three Medford High School juniors – Jenna Agnone, Luiza Barbosa and Rubia Fernandes. The students learned they had won the challenge at an assembly for the entire junior class. Read more in Wicked Local Medford.Read More
Three Medford High School juniors were surprised to learn they won the national KIND School Challenge at an assembly in front of their classmates Tuesday. Rubia Fernandes, Luiza Barbosa and Jenna Agnone, members of the Center for Citizenship and Social Responsibility, were named national winners for their submission, ELL Give Back Program.Read More
“Our vision is to make students who are learning English feel more comfortable at our school and make sure they have the resources for this to happen.”
We’re thrilled to announce the 2017-2018 KIND Schools Challenge winners: Medford High School’s ELL Give Back team!Read More
High school senior Natalie Hampton knows what it’s like to eat lunch alone. In junior high, she experienced bullying and harassment so severe that she eventually transferred to a different school. As she shared with Making Caring Common, “More than any of the physical attacks or verbal bullying, [eating lunch alone] demonstrated to me how ostracized I was from my school community, and it grew to be more hopeless as more and more people walked past my table without stopping.”Read More