A city embraces compassion, will you?

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“People helping people—that’s been a driving force for me, my whole life.    I got into politics partly to awaken each citizen’s awareness that he or she could make the world a better place.”  -Mayor Greg Fischer

 

Mayor Fischer said this at a speech he gave on compassion at the 2011 Festival of Faiths to introduce the new “Partnership for a Compassionate City.” In the speech he highlighted various programs already had dedicated to spreading compassion, in Louisville, and introduced a newly created task force to engage compassion as a community initiative to “make the world a better place.” Continue reading…