Kids for Peace
Websites
Kids for Peace is a global nonprofit that provides a platform for young people to actively engage in socially conscious…
Creating the Space for Conversations With Young People About Compassion for Others
by Abby Power Can we have an open dialogue with our children and students about what is happening in the…
Validation
Videos/Movies
by Kurt Kuenne 2007 16 min This short film focuses on a parking attendant who offers people, along with validated…
KindSpring
Websites
KindSpring is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to helping people share and practice small acts of kindness. People can post and…
Beyond Charity to Mutualism
by Gwen Frisbie-Fulton Each December, I drag a tomato cage up to the street and stick it in the small…
Find Inspiration and Support with Stories of Solutionaries and Changemakers
by Marsha Rakestraw When the news and media are saturated with stories of violence, cruelty, greed, destruction, and suffering —…
5 Minute Changemaker: Thank Everyone
by Marsha Rakestraw Like many kids of my generation, I was raised to say thank you when helped in some…
How to Heal a Broken Wing
Books
by Bob Graham Candlewick Press, 2008 Grades PreK-2 “No one saw the bird fall.” A bird hits a window, and…
Those Shoes
Books
by Maribeth Boelts Candlewick Press, 2007 Grades K-3 Jeremy wants those shoes that most of his classmates seem to have:…
15 Most Popular Humane Education Activities in 2017
Humane education activities and lesson plans are just one of the many resources we provide for teachers, activists, and changemakers…
4 Short Videos Highlighting the Power of One
by Marsha Rakestraw It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that we as individuals don’t have the power…
8 Quotes on Compassion
The world needs compassionate acts more than ever. In honor of this holiday season, the IHE staff have shared some…