Students seek to understand others

Poets, guest speakers will promote empathy awareness

Oak Park High School hopes students will embrace the concept of empathy during Awareness Week, starting Tues., Feb. 25.
Organizers of the event refer to the program as “Em(path)y,” indicating it will provide students with “a path toward understanding one another.”
According to OPHS counselor Debi Fries, the four-day event will be filled with activities and speakers dedicated to helping students gain a greater sense of understanding for one another.
“Our hope is that on this path one is able to ...

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