Compassionate Nashville is the local chapter of the International Campaign for Compassionate Cities inspired by the Charter for Compassion International, whose purpose is to to raise awareness of the benefits of compassionate action and encourage city leadership from around the world to create and bring together efforts towards increasing compassion through local initiatives, policy, and projects. Compassionate Nashville became an official compassionate city on September 10, 2013 via our city council and mayor's Compassionate Resolution. Compassionate Nashville's mission is to highlight, promote, educate and connect individuals and organizations in the Greater Nashville Area dedicated to increasing compassion in every sector of society.
JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT "CULTIVATING COMPASSION" MONTHLY MEETUP aPRIL 16TH!
THIRD THURSDAYS AT SCARRITT BENNETT CENTER'S INTERNATIONAL ROOM
6 - 8 pm! (5:30 pm reception)
MARCH 19TH - CULTIVATING COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION
April 16th - "cultivating compassion for the environment" learn more!
may 21st - "cultivating compassion through mindfulness"
LISTEN TO THE COMPASSION GAMES THEME SONG! WRITTEN AND RECORDED IN NASHVILLE IN 2014!
Nashville ranked #2 Compassionate City in U.S. according to September 2013 poll from Forbes.com! Click Here to read more!
Nashville's Metro Human Relations Commission proudly sponsors the Compassionate Nashville Campaign as it connects beautifully with and is the next stage in the rich historical tradition of civil rights and nonviolent movement in Nashville.
The Metro Human Relations Commission is an arm of Nashville's City Government whose mission is to protect and promote the dignity, peace, safety, security, health and general welfare of all people. The Commission’s work is organized around a theme of “One City for All People.” This motto guides all MHRC education, training, advocacy, and compliance services. The Commission partners with schools, law enforcement, community-based organizations, businesses, academic, civic, and religious and other leaders, to engage conflict constructively and work against divisive attitudes and behaviors that compromise well-being in Metro Davidson County