Empathy Equals Equity

Humanity has far more in common than different- regardless of culture, class, ethnicity, and race. But in a stratified society (one that created race) with many experiencing a singular cultural narrative, it is easy to view others as strange, different, or scary.

360 Citizens uses literacy and other perspective building strategies to encourage understanding, care for others, and grace in youth and adults. It is our belief that empathy makes our country better, stronger, and kinder.

A collage of pictures from Virginia including a Native American woman, a blind child, a Black American college student, Monticello, Virginia Beach's Neptune statue, White American farmers, Japanese and Filipino Americans, and White and Black American fishermen
The Variety of Virginia

Positive social support and interactions improve families, economics, education, mental health, etc… We see empathy building as an investment in a better future.

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