California first US "Compassionate State"

Updated: May 5, 2021



The State of California is the first in US to declare itself a "Compassionate State" joining 17 other California declared compassionate cities & counties and over 450 cities around the world making this Charter for Compassion commitment. The historic declaration passed the Senate unanimously.


Read more: Senate Passes Historic Declaration of California as the First “Compassionate” State in the Nation (East County Today).


Congratulations to Marilyn Turkovich, Lisa A. Berkley, PhD and everyone working on this important initiative!


⚖ Read the text of the Compassionate California Senate Resolution.

Research demonstrates that practicing #compassion produces positive benefits in all sectors of civic and community life, including business, education, safety, public health, economic, and physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual #wellbeing.


🎥 What is the Charter for Compassion?


Diane Kalen-Sukra's book, Save Your City, was this subject of a Global Book Read organized by The Charter for Compassion earlier this year. (News source: Nelson Star, February 2021)


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