Podcasts for Teaching About Racial Justice Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw Where did the concept of whiteness come from (and when)? How does our current US culture affect…
Song Sung New: Speaking Our Own Stories Through Music
by Chick Barnes As a young mother 30 years ago, I sang the foundational songs that came before me: rhythms,…
Just a Dream
Books
by Chris Van Allsburg Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. 48 pgs All ages When Walter’s neighbor tells him how excited she…
Youth In Front
Websites
Youth In Front is a “community-created online learning resource” dedicated to providing youth with “advice on leading change” specifically related…
I Am a Humane Educator: Kristy Draper, Solutionary Lifestyle and Vegan Cooking Coach
by Institute for Humane Education Kristy Draper is a writer, photographer, humane educator, solutionary lifestyle coach, and vegan cooking coach.…
The Otesha Book: From Junk to Funk
Books
by The Otesha Project 2005 165 pgs Grades 6-11 The Otesha Book: From Junk to Funk (PDF) is divided into chapters analyzing…
Be the Campfire, Not the Forest Fire
by Zoe Weil There’s a metaphor I like to use when talking to fellow activists and changemakers. I ask them…
Educating Solutionaries Matters More Than Ever
by Zoe Weil As the year draws to an end, I wanted to share just three ways in which IHE…
Ron Finley: A Guerrilla Gardener in South Central LA
Videos/Movies
by Ron Finley TED, 2013 10:39 min Ron Finley lives and plants food in South Central Los Angeles. He calls…
14 Resources for Highlighting Heroes
by Marsha Rakestraw October is Anti-Bullying Month, and many schools around the country are putting special focus on bullying behaviors.…
How to Maintain Hope and What to Do When Hope Eludes Us
by Zoe Weil I am generally able to maintain a fairly hopeful disposition, no matter what the news. But sometimes,…
Bringing Humane Education into the Language Arts Classroom
Editor’s note: We asked teacher and humane educator Samantha Waldman to share a few tips for how she infuses humane…