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Behind the Label: Explore the Meanings and Motivations of Product Labels

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 23, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

  by Marsha Rakestraw When we’re able, many of us want to make more compassionate, sustainable choices. Labels on products are one tool we use to help us choose items we hope do more good… More

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Killing a Worm When I Was Eight Reminded Me of My Values

Written by Guest Blogger | 1 Comment | Published on May 21, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Amanda Schmit   When I was eight-years-old I loved all animals. Cats, dogs, giant centipedes. I was very inclusive. My family had moved across the country from Palmdale, California, to Buffalo, New York, so… More

Compassionate Man

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 18, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, College/Adult, Food & Diet, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History, Websites

Compassionate Man is a “monthly digital magazine that celebrates men who challenge the simplified caricature of masculinity that our culture promotes. We feature guys who are out there making the world a better place; who… More

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I Am a Humane Educator: Kate Skwire

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 14, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection, Humane Education in Action

    IHE M.Ed. graduate Kate Skwire has just begun her career in humane education at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls, New York, where she leads tours for school groups and the public and… More

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Moving Beyond “It’s a Personal Choice”

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 5 Comments | Published on May 9, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

  by Marsha  Rakestraw “It’s a personal choice.” If you’ve been a humane educator or changemaker for any length of time, you’ve probably heard those words frequently. You may even have said them yourself. We… More

Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 8, 2016 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, High School, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Science, Websites

Animal Sentience is an online journal dedicated to the study of animal sentience and feeling. Articles are “concerned with the current empirical findings on what, when and how nonhuman animals feel, along with the practical,… More

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Community Outreach Crew Helps Nuture Student Changemakers

Written by Betsy Farrell-Messenger | No Comments | Published on May 7, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

  by Betsy Farrell-Messenger The way schooling is designed today can be challenging for youth, with competing priorities such as testing, sports, homework, and extra-curricular activities — all of which create different stresses. Students are… More

Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 4, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, College/Adult, Communication, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Health, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Websites

The Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy (CEVA) is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of vegans and vegan organizations by offering training, resources, and consulting services. Their website includes a list of useful resources. CEVA also… More

STRAW (Stray Relief and Animal Welfare) India

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 1, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Education, Humane Education, Resources, Websites

STRAW India “works for the welfare of animals through the medium of humane and animal welfare education. Our efforts enables us to significantly impact school students to develop empathy towards people, compassion towards animals and… More

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5 Minute Changemaker: Simple Questions to Ask Ourselves Before We Buy

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 28, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw Despite the rise of minimalism and conscious consumerism and the possibility of “peak stuff,” we humans still buy a lot. Grist recently reported on a new study in the Journal of Industrial… More