Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers’ (HEART’s) services are specially designed to provide a combined focus on human rights, animal protection and environmental ethics. Our direct services to educators and students, as well as our city and state level advocacy efforts, enable us to significantly impact the way young people think about their responsibility to one another, animals and the natural world.
By linking our age-appropriate instructional program to our service-based learning program, we give students the tools to make positive changes. As the only full-service provider of humane education in the New York City, Chicago, Indianapolis and Portland areas, we are able to reach thousands of students each year with our programs. Our services are offered at no cost to schools and other non-profit agencies.
- Create better students, compassionate citizens and contributors to the greater community
- Foster a sense of responsibility for children to act upon their personal beliefs
- Cultivate empathy for animals, and as a result, decrease animal abuse in our society
- Encourage students to strive for a sustainable society while protecting natural resources and the environment
- Offer an effective way to reduce and prevent violence in school and at home
HEART’s Programs in Action
Upcoming Events & News
The ASPCA Awards HEART a $50,000 Grant
For the second year in a row the ASPCA has generously awarded HEART a $50,000 grant to bring humane education to students and teachers all across the country. We can’t thank them enough. Click here for the press release.
Check out our 2012 fall newsletter and learn about our new expansions, humane spots on Detroit Public Television, teacher training initiatives and so much more.
Humane Spots Now Airing on Detroit Public Television
HEART has partnered with Detroit Public Television and the Humane Society of Huron Valley to create a Humane Education Multi-Media Campaign. That means, humane spots on animal issues have been airing on DPTV to millions of viewers. Find out more on our blog.
2011 Annual Report
HEART’s 2011 annual report is available for viewing. Click here to see the latest news on HEART’s programs.
HEART’s Caring Kids Program in the NY Daily News
We’re proud to say that HEART’s Caring Kids after-school program at Animal Haven was in the NY Daily News today! The kids learned about animal testing and met a rescued beagle named Juno. Check out the full article.