Across the country, groups both large and small provide information and services in support of humane education. Here are a few places to start, and others may be available in your community. If not, give some thought to helping your humane society start a local program. The world—and its children and animals—can always use more kindness!
Ways to get involved, including mini-grants for youth groups
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
History of humane education, lesson plans, tip sheets
Best Friends Animal Society
Guidelines and classroom resources
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Dumb Friends League
Denver, Colo., area youth programs and teacher recertification
HEART (Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers)
Classroom programs, advocacy, resources
Humane Education Programs
Standard and customized lesson plans for K through 12
Humane Society of the United States
Resources, animal advocacy
Institute for Humane Education
Humane education certificate program, workshops, classroom and youth group activities, resources
The National Humane Education Society
Presentations to the public, educational materials
Progressive Animal Welfare Society
Seattle-area classroom workshops