By Claire Howe For some time now, I have worked side-by-side with some of the most inspiring, committed, and passionate activists I have ever known… who just happen to be teenagers. In 2014, through my work as a humane educator at H.E.A.R.T, I began facilitating animal rights clubs at Franklin

This past April, HEART program managers, Kristina Hulvershorn and Mickey Kudia, presented at the Association of Professional Humane Educators’ National Humane Education Conference in Seattle, Washington. The presentation titled, Enhancing Social and Emotional Learning through Humane Education, taught attendees from across the country practical steps for incorporating social and emotional

By Bob Schwalb Prior to my career in humane education, my advocacy work was mostly centered around animals. I cared about human rights and environmental preservation, but animal issues resonated with me more. So that’s where I devoted most of my time and resources. However, it became clear to me