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Humane Issues in the News

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 7, 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.   “Maine school engages… More

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Attention Countries with Declining Birthrates: You Do Not Need to Produce More Babies

Written by Zoe Weil | 3 Comments | Published on March 14, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Image courtesy EnvironmentBlog/Flickr. The earth is populated by over 7 billion people and growing. Those 7 billion people need adequate food and clean water, a home, and economic opportunity. Approximately 1 billion of them don’t… More

Anti-Defamation League Curriculum Connections

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 29, 2012 | Filed under Education, Elementary, High School, Human Rights, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History, Websites

Lesson plans and activities for grades K-9 on topics such as anti-semitism, hate, holocaust & genocide studies, immigration, bullying, indigenous people, disabilities, racial diversity, and gender issues. More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on August 21, 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. California slaughterhouse closed after… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on June 26, 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. U.S. supreme court strikes… More

4 Resources for Teaching About Immigration

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on January 26, 2011 | Filed under Humane Connection

Mention immigration and immigrants in the U.S. and often there will quickly follow a host of passionate comments. Ask students their views, and too often they merely parrot what they’ve heard at home. Immigration is… More