TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ -
WHAT A celebration honouring Roots of Empathy Babies, the
world's youngest teachers, from across the Greater Toronto
Area. For the past 10 months, these infants have taught
4,625 schoolchildren in the Toronto District School Board
to be more empathic.
Best-selling Canadian author Mary Gordon, Founder/President
of Roots of Empathy, "Canada's olive branch to the world",
will welcome families.
A photo opportunity of all the Roots of Empathy babies.
WHERE St. Lawrence Hall - Great Hall
157 King St. East (at Jarvis St.)
WHEN Wednesday, June 11, 2008
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Group Baby Photo opportunity at 1:50 p.m.
SPEAKERS - 56 babies: the "Teachers" of the Roots of Empathy
program, and their dedicated parents who volunteer their
- Mary Gordon, Founder/President of Roots of Empathy
- Donna Quan, System Superintendent, Safe Schools, Toronto
District School Board
- Mimi Theodorou, Assistant Vice President, Merrill Lynch
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For further information: Sheri Fogarty, (416) 602-2777,