A topic related to cultural empathy was identified and a children's book filled with an adapted story embedded with the rhetoric surrounding that topic was created. Then, the book was read to a small group of at-risk youth and their responses were noted. Then, post-exposure attitude toward the reader was observed along with conversation amongst the group.
"Building Cultural Empathy Through Facilitated Literature Exposure in Pre-adolescent and Adolescent Readers,"
International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement: Vol. 2
, Article 1.
Available at: http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/ijuce/vol2/iss1/1