By Jeannie Russell One of the challenges humane educators face in creating curricula and programming for general education settings is introducing students to meaningful human rights, environmental ethics, and animal welfare topics that are also politically or socially sensitive. Our focus on expanding compassion to all beings necessarily highlights the

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By Chris Parrucci When one thinks of summer, images of beaches, backyards and relaxing vacations come to mind. For HEART campers around NYC, their summers were filled with just as much fun as they spent their sunny days learning about and helping people, animals and the environment. In early July

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One of the greatest resources for supporting literacy and community engagement in any city is the public library system. Here in New York City, despite funding cut-backs, the local public libraries are vibrant components of neighborhoods. HEART recently had the opportunity to bring some of our lessons into the libraries