Blue Gold
Books
by Elizabeth Stewart Annick Press, 2014 296 pgs Grades 9-12 Coltan, also known as blue gold, powers our cell phones…
¿En Qué Parte del Mundo?
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Los estudiantes van de compras en búsqueda de camisetas para identificar la relación entre lo que visten y bajo qué…
Ethical Clothing
Global Issues Guides
Finding clothes that don’t cause harm to people, animals, or the earth is challenging. Use these resources to help you…
¿Quién Hizo Mi Ropa?
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Los estudiantes investigarán el “lugar de nacimiento” de su ropa, aprenderán sobre cómo esa ropa está conectada con la opresión…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Boys Without Names”
by Lauren Allison and Marsha Rakestraw In “Boys Without Names” by Kashmira Sheth (2010, grades 5-9, 305 pgs), Gopal’s family…
Boys Without Names
Books
In “Boys Without Names” (305 pgs), Gopal’s family has hit hard times in their village in rural India. Good weather…
Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights
Websites
This organization tracks human rights and labor issues globally and runs campaigns to promote worker rights. The website includes news…
Who Made My Clothes?
Activities/Lesson Plans
Students will investigate the “birth place” of their clothes, learn about how those clothes are connected to the oppression and…
Why We Need Humane Education: Because Shiny Objects Can Cause Us to Alter Our Values
I have a confession. I’ve knowingly been contributing to the genocide of orangutans and the destruction of the rainforest. I’ve…
Thinking Critically: Who’s Responsible for What Happens in Sweatshops & What Do We Do About It?
According to news reports, since 2005, nearly 2,000 garment workers in Bangladesh have been “killed in factory fires and structure…
Humane Issues in the News
Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to…
Humane Issues in the News
Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to…