She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Books
by Chelsea Clinton Philomel Books, 2017. Grades PreK-2. “She persisted” has become a mantra for many since the 2016 US…
Report Shows Renewed Support for Humane Education
by Marsha Rakestraw Before people can enact positive change, they must know that change is needed, and that it’s possible.…
Engaged Philosphy
Websites
Engaged Philosophy offers educators and students tools and resources for creating a better world through civic engagement. The website includes…
Campaign Zero
Websites
Campaign Zero’s goal is to “end police violence in America.” The website includes an outline of Campaign Zero’s platform, as…
Making Nonhuman Animals Visible with the We Animals Archive
by Marsha Rakestraw In our human-centric world, the plight of nonhuman animals – especially those we exploit for our own…
We Animals Archive
Websites
The We Animals Archive is a collection of photos and videos by animal rights photographer and humane educator Jo-Anne McArthur.…
5 Minute Changemaker: Get to the Point (Person)
by Marsha Rakestraw Many of us have done it. We’re frustrated at the immovable line at the store, and we…
I Am a Humane Educator & Changemaker: Barb Troyer
Barb Troyer is a Bend, Oregon, based facilitator for changemakers and organizations doing good in the world. In 2016 she…
We Need to Speak Up and Say “Enough Hurting”
by Marsha Rakestraw “Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind — even if your voice shakes.” ~…
5 Minute Changemaker: Call Your Legislators
by Marsha Rakestraw Last month I was part of a small group of citizens who met with each of the…
Do Something! A Handbook for Young Activists
Books
by Nancy Lublin Workman Publishing, 2010. 280 pgs Grades 4-9 Do Something! A Handbook For Young Activists is a workbook…
5 Minute Changemaker: Sign the (Right) Petition
by Marsha Rakestraw The number of online petitions has skyrocketed, especially since the recent US election. Most days there more…