Be the Change: An Interview with Changemaker Mia McDonald
by Institute for Humane Education Mia MacDonald is the Executive Director of Brighter Green, a New York-based public policy “action…
Be the Change: An Interview with Changemaker Bill Bigelow
by Institute for Humane Education Bill Bigelow has taught high school social studies in Portland, Oregon, since 1978. He is…
Sun Come Up: A Film About Our First Climate Refugees, the Carteret Islanders
by Marsha Rakestraw Despite increasing extreme weather, flooding, water shortages, and other consequences of global climate change, most Westerners haven’t…
“Prom Night in Mississippi” Is An Important Tool for Exploring Discrimination, Positive Change
by Marsha Rakestraw There’s excitement sparking the air as young men and women dress up in their snazzy clothes and…
Humane Education in Action: Laying a Foundation for a Humane World
When asked to sum himself up in a few words, Michel Estopinan called himself a “Cuban, progressive Christian, humane educator,…
Telling the Ecological and Economic Truth
by Zoe Weil Lester Brown, founder of the WorldWatch Institute attributes this quote to Øystein Dahle, a former vice-president of Exxon…
Teaching Our Children Common Sense Should Be … Common Sense
by Zoe Weil After running up our local mountain, my husband suggested we stop at our co-op to get some…
Zoe Weil Guest Post on The Good Human: How to Be a Good Human
IHE President Zoe Weil, has a guest post on The Good Human blog, called “How to Be a Good Human.”…
11 Tips for Creating Your Own Humane Education Program
by Marsha Rakestraw One of the most powerful ways to help create a humane world is by engaging students in…
Paul Hawken’s Amazing Commencement Speech
by Zoe Weil Paul Hawken has given one of the most brilliant speeches I’ve ever read, a commencement address to…
Life Can Be Fair, If We Make It That Way
by Marsha Rakestraw Something I remember my mom telling me quite often as a child is “Life isn’t fair.” I…
Humane Education in Action: Bringing Humane Living Door-to-Door
Kathleen Beck has been passionate about helping people, animals and the planet since she was a child. A chance encounter…