Roots of Empathy - Vancouver Community Baby Celebration - Media Opportunity - May 7, 2009



    VANCOUVER, May 5 /CNW/ -

    
    What            A celebration honouring Vancouver, B.C.'s Roots of
                    Empathy babies, the world's youngest teachers. Since the
                    start of the school year these 85 infants have worked
                    with approximately 2100 school children in Vancouver
                    School District 39 by "teaching" an innovative classroom
                    program about empathy and social/emotional literacy.

                    A short ceremony on stage will include a photo
                    opportunity of all Roots of Empathy babies.

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    Where           Vancouver Museum & Planetarium
                    Joyce Walley Learning Centre
                    1100 Chestnut Street

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    When            3:30 to 5 p.m.
                    Thursday, May 7, 2009

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    Participants/   Hal Wake, Former CBC anchor, Event M.C.
    Speakers        Roots of Empathy Instructors, Teachers, and Families
                    Mary Gordon, Founder/President, Roots of Empathy
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For further information:

For further information: Mari Corlett, Roots of Empathy, Tel. (604)
713-5175, mcorlett@rootsofempathy.org

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