The following were
used in part to gather information, and provide a great resource
for teachers looking to bring humane education into the classroom.
American Humane Association - www.amerhumane.org
63 Inverness Dr. E., Englewood, CO 80112-5117; (303) 792-9900
Organizes a national conference on humane education issues, primarily
Sharing how animals help children learn and children gain appreciation
for fellow beings.
American Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals
424 E. 92nd St, New York, NY 10128-6804. (212) 876-7700
Provides a wide variety of information from pet care to outreach
Association of Professional Humane Educators (APHE) - aphe.vview.org
APHE c/o The Latham Foundation, 1826 Clemente Ave., Alameda, CA
Provides professional development opportunities and networking
for educators who promote humane attitudes towards people, animals
and the environment.
It is as
if life had said, 'I am going to send you into a world of cruelty.
I shall make you sensitive to pain, fear, heat, cold, hunger and
starvation. In this world of cruelty, I shall make you defenseless.
In addition, I shall strike you dumb.' This is the kind of world
that animals are born into. - Grace
Johnson, Animal Activist
Center for the study of community
animal management - www.saveourstrays.com
Providing information and links to a wide variety of animal related
Fund for Animals
8121 Georgia Ave., Ste. 301, Silver Spring, MD 20910; (301) 585-2591
Produces classroom newspaper and materials on a variety of animal
H.E.A.R.T (Humane Educaton Advocates
Reaching Teachers) - www.nyheart.org
"An educational organization created to raise awareness of Humane
Education among educators
and community leaders."
Humane Society of the United States
2100 L. Street, NW, Washington DC 20037; (202) 452-1100
Humane Teen - www.humaneteen.org
Affiliated with the HSUS with a focus on teen involvement in animal
Latham Foundation www.latham.org
A clearing house for information about a variety of humane issues.
United Federation of Teachers Humane
Education Committee - www.uft.org
260 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010; (212) 410-3095
On-line newsletter and humane science manuals for teachers of
grades pre-kindergarten to twelve.
International Institute for Global Education
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
252 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1V6, Canada; (416) 923-6641
Offers graduate degree programs in humane education.
Jane Goodall Institute - www.janegoodall.org
P.O. Box 14890, Silver Spring, MD 20911-4890; (301) 565-0086
"Roots & Shoots" program enables children from preschool
age to the university level to develop
local projects for environmental and animal concern.
National Association for Humane and Environmental Education
P.O. Box 362, East Haddam, CT 06423-0362; (860) 434-8666
Part of The Humane Society of the United States, it distributes
a monthly newspaper to elementary school students.
National Anti-Vivisection Society - www.navs.org
53 W. Jackson, Ste. 1552, Chicago, IL 60604; (800) 922-FROG
Offers informational packets to educators and a dissection hotline
Vision - www.newworldvision.org
P.O. Box 401, Santa Monica, CA 90406; (310) 393-8268
Serves as a resource and clearing-house, promoting the comprehensive
integration of humane education in today’s classroom.
SPEAK - www.speakingout.org
P.O. Box 643221, Chicago, IL 60664-3221; (773) 925-1277
A nationwide network of humane educators.
Teaching Tolerance - www.tolerance.org/teach/about/index.jsp
A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Avenue,
Montgomery, AL 36104; (334) 956-8374
"Supports the efforts of K-12 teachers and other educators to
promote respect for differences and appreciation of diversity."
We cannot have
peace among men whose hearts find delight in killing any living
creature. - Rachel Carson, American Author and Marine Biologist