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    Creativity Camp

    This is an on-demand course, available immediately.
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    What can the science of compassion teach us • What is research showing us • Is compassion innate • What is the vocabulary of compassion • Can we teach compassion • What are the physiological and psychological effects of practicing compassion?

    Join us for this on-demand course, developed by the Charter for Compassion's director, Marilyn Turkovich. Read about some of the answers to the questions that Science is uncovering.

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    A New Global Read!

    Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives and Future
    By Riane Eisler - October 21 at 5 pm Pacific Time

    "In a world that feels ever more dangerous, divided, and out of balance, Nurturing Our Humanity outlines the roadmap for how we raise a healthier generation of children and move away from a punitive and domination based society to a world that leads with partnership-where empathy, care, and community are valued above all, and each can fulfill our full human potential."

    -- Jennifer Siebel Newsom, First Partner of California, Filmmaker, Miss Representation, The Mask you Live In, The Great American Lie

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    Creating a human connection in a time of adversity

    Anum Mulla, Charter team member and empathy and compassion skill cultivation facilitator, reflects on our inherent need for human connection and self-reflection.

    --> “The path forward will always intrinsically be paved with empathy and compassion

    As we continue to make our way through this new version of a, ‘COVID-19 reality’, that is changing almost every aspect of our lives, a deeper realization of what is truly necessary is coming to light. Almost overnight, a renewed sense of the collective value of human connection has made its way to the surface. Countless examples of altruistic actions continue to pour in from different cultures all over the world, reverberating how a by-product of this pandemic is the invocation of a simple human presence for another in this frozen moment of fear.

    Read the full article here.

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    From India: Your used gadget still has a use: It can launch a child’s online class

    Don’t chuck that smartphone or PC that you think is past its prime. Donate it to a group that would place it in a pair of needy little hands

    --> A Pan India compassion initiative for helping underprivileged girls from Delhi govt schools continue their learning from home. 

    Anjali G. Sharma initiated a campaign after finding out how an NGO struggled to engage students during the lockdown due to the lack of digital tools. The article lists a number of ways to donate old PC's, phones and other electronics including the Charter for Compassion's Saajha and Cashify’s drive that will pick up old smartphones from any city — Cashify.in/donate-for-education/saajha

    Read the full article here.

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