In the season of thankfulness and gratitude, Dr. Jessie Klein, associate professor in sociology and criminal justice continues to work with New York City schools on empathy building and kindness conversation trainings.
Here are photos from Harvest Collegiate High School at 34 W 14th Street:
Dr. Jessie Klein, Adelphi University Associate Professor in sociology and criminal justice leading an empathy-building training at Harvest Collegiate High School, one of several New York City recipients of her Creating Compassionate Communities (CCC) program for teachers, students and parents/caregivers. CCC, identified as a Center for Health Innovation priority to achieve significantly higher levels of health & well-being for the next generation, works to combat the adverse effects of social pressures on young people and reach students with warmth and compassion.
At Harvest Collegiate High School, teachers participate in monthly empathy building trainings to create safe and nurturing environments in order to help prevent violence and eradicate bullying. The hands-on activities support healthy school communities.
Photo Credits: Statia Grossman