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Black History Month Activities: Celebrate Civil Rights Leaders Who’ve Stood Up for Humans AND Other Animals

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Many civil rights proponents have extended their compassion to animals. Teach your students about the connection they made between struggles.

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This Groundhog Day, Say No to Cruel Holiday Displays

Groundhog Day is no holiday for the animals forced to “perform” in front of large crowds, exposed to flash photography and loud noise.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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FREE Classroom Posters to Foster Compassion in Your Students

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Order a free set of classroom posters to make your learning space more animal-friendly.

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Valentine’s Day Activity: What Do Animals Love?

Teach students that all beings deserve the chance to give and receive love with this fun literacy activity!

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100th Day of School Activities That Can Help Animals Everywhere

100 days of school = 100 chances to bring humane education to your classroom. 🙂

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Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind