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Resources for Funding Your Humane Education or Changemaking Project

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 29, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw You’re passionate about creating a better world. You have a great idea. But what you lack is the funding to implement your project. Many a great changemaking idea has been stifled by… More

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Cultivating Changemakers at IHE’s Student Residency

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 23, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

Twelve students traveled to IHE’s campus in Surry, Maine, for our week-long graduate student residency. Students and faculty gathered for a week of connection, exploration, and collaboration, focused on honing their humane education skills and… More

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Beyond Carnism

by Melanie Joy

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 20, 2015 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, Food & Diet, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

“Every day we engage in a behavior that requires us to distort our thoughts, numb our feelings, and act against our core values, and which enables a global atrocity that can make even the most… More

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2015 “Animal Tracker” Report Shows Strong Belief in Protecting Animals

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 20, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw Faunalytics (formerly called the Humane Resource Council) has released its Year 8 “Animal Tracker” survey of U.S. adults, which serves to capture attitudes and behaviors toward animals. The focus of the questions… More

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Cat Found

by Ingrid Lee

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 19, 2015 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

Billy’s small town has a problem: feral cats. Community members are outraged at the growing cat colonies throughout the city, and many want them exterminated. Billy feels differently. When he stumbles across an abused and… More

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Humane Education in Action: Writing for the Future

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on July 16, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Michele Leavitt and Célie Pierre From Michele: In 2012, Zoe Weil visited our campus as the Women’s Environmental Leadership awardee, and so began my interest in humane education. Later that year, with three other… More

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I Am a Humane Educator: Kit Jagoda

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 2, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

IHE M.Ed. student Kit Jagoda has been a public school art teacher for more than 28 years. She and her husband also co-founded River’s Wish Animal Sanctuary, which is in Spokane, Washington. And, as a… More

Animal Emotions

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 22, 2015 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Humane Education, Humane Living, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Science, Websites

Marc Bekoff is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His column in “Psychology Today” uses current events as a springboard for discussing animal protection issues, as well as… More

One Green Planet

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 22, 2015 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Humane Living, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History, Websites

One Green Planet is an “online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals, and the planet.” Posts cover a variety of global ethical issues and offer suggestions for living in ways that do… More

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Northwoods Elementary Students Become Solutionaries for a Better World

Written by Elizabeth Crawford | No Comments | Published on June 15, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Elizabeth O. Crawford, Ph.D. “Do you think our garden will help bees pollinate fruits and vegetables?” a second grader from Northwoods Elementary (Jacksonville, NC) asked excitedly. On Friday, May 15, Northwoods broke ground on… More