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Chicken Run

by Peter Lord and Nick Park

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on October 20, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

In “Chicken Run” (84 min) (ages 7 and up), set in 1950s England, when the owners of a farm have decided to switch from making their hens lay eggs to selling chicken pot pies, Ginger,… More

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Humane Issues in the News

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 9, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking.   ‚ÄúTaping of farm… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on March 19, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection, Uncategorized

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. “21st-century projects inspire global… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on February 12, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. “Brazil to count every… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on February 5, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. “Leading paper firm pledges… More

How to Be a Solutionary: Zoe Weil’s New TEDx Talk

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on January 14, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

“What issues do you care about? What aptitudes and skills can you bring to bear on those issues? And what do you love to do? … Go out and do your life’s great work joyfully… More

A Moment in Your Shoes

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on December 4, 2012 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Resources, Social Studies/History

How will students feel spending a moment in the shoes of a battery hen or a child slave? Use this lively and thought- provoking activity to introduce human and animal issues and the connections between… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on December 4, 2012 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. Analysis finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria… More

The Witness

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 4, 2012 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Resources, Videos/Movies

In The Witness (43 min) Eddie Lama explains how he feared and avoided animals for most of his life, until the love of a kitten opened his heart, inspiring him to rescue abandoned animals and… More