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POC Online Classroom celebrates marginalized people and offers resources and insights focused on “social justice, personal empowerment, self love, marginalization,…
Embracing Compassion Toward All: An Interview With Author Mark Hawthorne
Mark Hawthorne is an activist and the author of three books on animal rights and social justice: A Vegan Ethic:…
Maintaining Hope Amidst Atrocity: The Humane Educator’s Paradox
by Zoe Weil It’s painful to learn about the terrible injustices and cruelties in the world. Sometimes, the more we…
Resources to Teach and Learn About Refugees and Immigration
by Marsha Rakestraw The Universal Declaration of Human Rights outlines the basic rights that everyone in the “human family” should…
14 Children’s Books About Refugees
by Marsha Rakestraw The headlines are full of news about refugees – from war, climate, and other factors. And while…
Beyond Carnism
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“Every day we engage in a behavior that requires us to distort our thoughts, numb our feelings, and act against…
Humane Education in Action: Writing for the Future
by Michele Leavitt and Célie Pierre From Michele: In 2012, Zoe Weil visited our campus as the Women’s Environmental Leadership…
5 Minute Changemaker: Language Matters
by Marsha Rakestraw We can kill two birds with one stone. The dog wagged its tail. I’m feeling crazy. That…
Extending Empathy to Non-Human Animals
by Jessie Huart Sullivan The ideologies of slavery that kept human beings classified as property for hundreds of years continue…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Beyond Carnism”
by Marsha Rakestraw “Every day we engage in a behavior that requires us to distort our thoughts, numb our feelings,…
Auschwitz
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Produced by Steven Spielberg and narrated by Meryl Streep, this brief film (15 min), released to mark the 70th anniversary…
12 Children’s Picture Books about Human Rights Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw Every human being has rights. From the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to the UN Convention on…