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


In January, HEART Chicago began its very first Humane Education Apprenticeship Program (HEAP). Four extraordinary individuals were selected for the program and are in the process of learning HEART’s 10-lesson curriculum on human rights, animal protection, and environmental ethics.   Each week, participants in HEAP volunteer their time to observe