It is important to foster the innate kindness of each child by reaching youth in or outside of a classroom setting. Get ideas and how-tos from humane education programs across the nation here.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Pilot study confirms that education increases children's awareness of safe dog bite prevention measures.
Performing sterilization "surgeries" helps kids bring lessons home to parents.
A museum in Providence, Rhode Island, teaches children respect for animals by replicating the sights and functions of a real animal shelter.
Policies & 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.
PetSmart Charities provides access to webinars on a variety of animal welfare-related topics, links to animal-welfare presentations, conference materials, as well as links to governmental forms helpful for nonprofits.
The National Museum of Animals & Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of animals and people through exploration of our shared experience.