As stated by one of our partners, the Humane Education Coalition, humane education is:

Humane education also provides opportunities for individuals to develop a sense of responsibility, stewardship, and self-esteem through its solutions-oriented approach, empowering learners to make choices that align with their values and take action as confident, capable citizens.

The 4 Essential Components to Humane Education are:

  1. Acquire knowledge
  2. Think Deeply
  3. Make Compassionate and Responsible Choices
  4. Focus on Solutions

Hand2Paw uses these core components in our programming to create a high impact learning environment for humans and animals based on compassion, justice, and kindness. To learn more about humane education, visit the following resources: