We create connectedness, belonging, and transformation for thousands of young people and their communities.
participated in our Compassion Education Programs
of 118 students surveyed
rate their experience as positive
These kids have been through so much, and learning different techniques to help them understand what they’re feeling and how to express those feelings in an appropriate way has been so beneficial.”
—3rd Grade Teacher
Helping youth to feel good
See how third grader, Anabelle, uses the Mindful Littles deep breathing technique to calm down before bed.
Students have engaged and connected with
by participating in more than
Mindful Service Learning Projects
I learned that in life you have ups and you have downs. I learned something…that is not easy to learn. I learned how much one person can change a whole community.”
—5th Grade Participant
Doing Good for the Community
See how the young people in this video practiced compassion while forging connections and having fun with hands-on community service, including meal assembly, kids farmers market, community garden support, and more!
Because of it’s immense impact on children and community, our Healing Initiative in Paradise was renewed for 2021 by the Butte County Office of Education with a SAMHSA federal mental health grant, and we brought our program to a Fresno County community impacted by wildfires, Pine Ridge Elementary.
Download the Full Paradise Ridge Healing Initiative Impact Report