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Radical Empathy

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The Six Steps to Radical Empathy:

  • Willingness to be vulnerable

  • Being grounded in who you are

  • Being open to the experiences of others

  • Practicing empathy

  • Taking action

  • Creating change and building trust

What Readers Say

Some kind words from respected leaders

Danielle Harlan

“For anyone looking to better understand inequality and create positive change, this is an unparalleled and once-in-a-lifetime resource.”

Danielle Harlan, Ph.D., Founder, and CEO of the Center for Advancing Leadership  and Human Potential


“Radical empathy, integrating, actually requiring empathy for self along with others, and prioritization action, is exactly what our culture needs most to get closer to living our ideals.”

Elisa Camahort Page, Independent Consultant

Vincent L. Hutchings

“Givens uses her fascinating biography and her expertise to provide concrete steps on how to achieve ‘radical empathy’: adopting the perspective of others but also taking action to combat injustice.”

Vincent L. Hutchings, University of Michigan

Watch the Book Launch with Julie Lythcott-Haims

New York Times bestselling author Julie Lythcott Haims joins Terri Givens for a discussion of her new book ‘Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides’.

Radical Empathy Resources.

Download the free reading guide
Listen to Terri’s interview on KALW public radio show, City Visions
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