Kindness is Everything
with Anitha Rao Robinson
Children's author and conservationist Anitha Rao-Robinson invites listeners to join her as she creates a community of kindness. She speaks with children and young adults as they share their incredible stories of kindness towards animals. the environment, and people.

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Molly Hucker began her journey into climate activism in 2019 when she attended her first Climate Strike. Since then, her involvement continues to soar. Molly talks to Anitha about her journey from organizing a climate strike to becoming involved in a…

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A lovely story about selfless love. Kimberly Chiang joins Anitha to talk about fostering dogs.

She talks about what inspired her to foster dogs, how she manages the heartache of saying goodbye when they leave for their forever home, and so much…

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Another awesome sibling duo join Anitha to share their story of Kindness. Ten-year old John Paul and eight-year old Juliana founded Stuffies 4 Smiles.

What started out in 2019 as a gesture of kindness to a homeless person and their dog has grown…

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or the past two years, the pandemic has created much havoc throughout the world, but for one young person, the lockdown brought a silver-lining.

Fourteen-year-old Savannah Allen from Adelaide, South Australia shares her story of having to lockdown…

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Eleven-year-old Ella Grace joins Anitha to kick off Season Two of the Kindness Is Everything Podcast.

Ella’s journey to protect oceans and sharks began when she was four years old and has kept growing. In this jam-packed episode, Ella shares her…

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t’s hard to believe that Season One of the Kindness Is Everything podcast is over. It has been lovely to hear so many stories of kindness, and to carry forward that kindness by donating to various charities.

In 2021, the podcast shared 34 stories and…

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A perfect episode to celebrate the holiday season. Sixteen-year-old Jeffrey Wall returns to share another story of kindness.

He adopted all 125 residents of a nursing home for the holidays. He talks to Anitha about this wonderful initiative and how…

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Twenty-two-year old Sofia Villatoro shares her heart-warming story of adopting two dogs from a rescue located in California called I Stand With My Pack

Sofia takes us from the moment she and her family learned about Rusty and Sailor, to the initial…

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In 2013, twelve-year old Melati Wijsen and her ten-year old sister, Isabel were inspired by a lesson they had in school about significant people such as Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Ghandi.

Melati and Isabel decided they too wanted to do something to…

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For many homeless young people, their companion animals are often their only friend and support system. Unfortunately, most shelters do not allow animals inside. This sad truth means these youth are faced with the incredibly difficult decision—take…

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.