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Humane Education Programs

Whether you have an established youth education program or are looking to start one from the ground up, The Humane Society of the United States can help.

Find resources and publications for educators, parents, students and kids:

Parents & Educators

Our various resources for parents and educators help nurture that bond by instilling empathy and a humane ethic in children at every stage in their development. We offer humane-themed lesson plans and worksheets, opportunities for training and professional development for teachers and humane educators, an award-winning service-learning program, a classroom magazine for K-6 students, and more.


From organizing campus events to lobbying lawmakers, students are a powerful force in celebrating animals and confronting cruelty. If you're a student who wants to learn the issues and take action, you've come to the right place.

Kind News for Kids

Kind News reveals the beauty and wonder of the animals who share our world while also exploring the challenges they face. Through profiles of amazing kids, features about rescued animals, pet care tips, and how-tos on helping backyard wildlife, Kind News encourages youth to coexist humanely with animals, celebrate the human-animal bond, and become active in efforts to protect animals.

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