A Celebration of Babies in Niagara Through the Internationally Acclaimed Roots of Empathy Program
On Tuesday June 13, 2017 the Early Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC), Niagara’s Roots of Empathy Coordinating agency, was excited to host the program’s annual Baby Celebration at the District School Board of Niagara’s head office, 191 Carlton Street, St. Catharines.
Approximately 70 attended the celebration honouring the stars of Roots of Empathy, including instructors from the District School Board of Niagara and the Niagara Catholic District School Board and all of the dedicated families who have participated in the program over the year. The highlight of the morning was celebrating the program’s youngest teachers; 29 Roots of Empathy babies.
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“Changing the world child by child.” Roots of Empathy Baby Celebration
This year’s annual Roots of Empathy Baby Celebration will be honouring the world’s youngest teachers – the Roots of Empathy babies. For the past 10 months, approximately 2,000 children across the region in the Niagara Catholic District School Board as well as the District School Board of Niagara and Ontario Early Years Centres have been shown, through the actions of an infant, how to be more empathetic. The event will take place on Tuesday June 13th at the District School Board of Niagara at 191 Carlton Street, St. Catharines. The doors will open at 9:45 a.m. with the celebration ending at 11:30 a.m.
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