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Causes: Counseling, Crime & Law, Education, Educational Services, Interfaith Coalitions, Law Enforcement, Mental Health, Religion

Mission: The compassion institute's ("ci") mission is to become a global advocate for compassion education. Ci's knowledge-based resources will support a growing network of compassion educators and promote public awareness of the importance of compassion to individual human happiness as well as societal and community well-being. Ci recognizes an urgent need to help people in professions particularly vulnerable to empathy "burnout" (ex: healthcare workers, k-12 educators, law enforcement, social services, community action, palliative care, veterans support) either as individuals or through their respective organizations. By highlighting the societal and personal benefits of compassionate mindsets and behavior and by furthering the quality and public availability of proven personal compassion cultivation training globally, ci serves the well-being of all humanity.

Target demographics: First responders, health care workers, teachers, social services: professionals who serve the public under the most challenging circumstances

Direct beneficiaries per year: we have approximately 250 teachers and 10,000 alumni

Geographic areas served: Nation wide and internationally

Programs: Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT); Courageous Heart: The Human behind the Badge, Physician Wellness Initiative,

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Rating: 5

I love this organization and it´s mission it is bringin compassion to different corners of the world in a very real, honest, profound way.