Making Caring Common
Raising kids who care about others and the common good.
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Posts tagged Caring and Empathy
In the News: I've started teaching my 2 young children to be grateful for everything they have with a few basic strategies, and so far, it seems to be working

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.”

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In the News: Medford High students win national challenge for original project

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.

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In the News: Medford Students Win National KIND School Challenge

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.

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Bringing Kindness to School Lunch with Natalie Hampton

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.”

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