By Meena Alagappan I am delighted to share the exciting news that HEART is the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Humane Education Award, which recognizes the outstanding commitment and achievements of our entire team in advancing humane education in innovative and extraordinary ways. The Award was announced on September 5,
With the recent Supreme Court decision to legalize marriage equality, we thought it was a great time to highlight one of our very inspiring HEART students, an openly gay LGBTQ activist, who has done a tremendous amount already to make a positive difference in the world. 17-year-old Jacques Agbobly moved
Three years ago 12 year old Lilly Davis-Bosch started out as one of our Caring Kids, attending the weekly after-school program and learning about companion animals, wildlife, farm animals as well as environmental issues. As she learned more about the many issues facing species across the globe and began helping
by Sonny Singh The dessert table at the Salk School of Science’s fifth annual Fundraiser for Haiti last week was controlled chaos. An enthusiastic, rotating group of four middle schoolers and I sold over $500 in cookies and cupcakes to other students, alumni, and their parents in just two hours.
For eight weeks, starting on January 22nd, a group of compassionate middle school students from I.S. 230 in Jackson Heights, Queens met every Thursday afternoon to learn about different animal issues. But there was something a little different about this after school program. These students were not just learning about
After learning about the plight of dogs in puppy mills, eighth grade HEART students at Courtenay Language Arts Center in Chicago decided they wanted to take action to help. The students organized the school’s very first Puppy Mill Awareness week, helping to educate all of their classmates about the issue
The popularity of humane education is on the rise. Throughout the country more and more elementary, middle and high schools are implementing compassion, empathy and social responsibility into their curriculums. Another rapidly growing venue for humane education is at the post-secondary level. The past few decades have seen a number
When we last heard about our intrepid heroes they were in the process of deciding how to confront the evil Dr. Harm, a villain who threatens and even physically hurts people, animals or natural places in many ways, creating suffering and injustice through his actions. The group decided to focus