In this competitive world, people often focus on themselves, but having compassion for others can not only increase their happiness, but also yours. At the heart of the Charter for Compassion Initiative is one universal declaration of support for the Golden Rule—a call to treat others as we would wish to be treated.
Compassionate Decatur is an initiative for Decatur to become an official compassionate city.
To promote the Charter for Compassion in Decatur among individuals, businesses, schools and civil, social service and religious organizations through attitudes and actions that lead to a more compassionate community for all.
The greater Decatur community will demonstrate qualities of compassion.