Previous Events

2022-23 Hybrid Compassion Summit

11 Schools, 120 Students, Two Amazing Keynotes, 14 workshops, 2 virtual meetings (Nov. & January), awesome collaboration with 60 CRP kids, and many amazing Compassion Action Plans! It was a memorable Summit!

2021-22 Virtual Compassion Summit

Compassion Summit 2022 - The first Keynote speaker was a representative from Youth Policy Collective (YPC) whose goal is the following: "Through a process of research, ideation and action, we bridge the gap between policy makers and the youth, giving a voice to our increasingly socially active generation."

Compassion Summit 2022

Keynote Speaker: Derrick Jefferson

2020-2021 Virtual Compassion Summit

Website KN1 2 min blurb.mp4

Keynote speakers 

Cass & Cornelia Minor

The are truly inspirational activists working within schools and communities to incite real change. If you wish to know more, visit their website here

Compassion Summit Closing Poem .mp4

As a culmination of the Summit, attendees performed an extract from a poem that inspired them and then composed a spoken word poem collectively.

The 2020-2021 virtual showcase for each school's action plans can be found here. Even though many of our participating  schools were virtual for the academic year, these presentations displayed ways in which the students brought Compassion into their communities and schools at a time when it was desperately needed.

Below are a few more highlights from previous Compassion Summits

Looking Forward Looking Back Compassion Summit 2019


While designing future Compassionate actions, we also celebrated the great work so far


Read about the Compassion Summit 2018 in NESA News here


This video captures what students took away from the inaugural Compassion Summit.

We are grateful to the Charter for Compassion, the Fetzer Institute, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, and NESA for your support of the inaugural Compassion Summit and beyond.  

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