[Sust-mar] Sowing Seeds of Humanity Education Workshop - Deadline May 3

Peter Watson pwatson at chebucto.ns.ca
Thu May 1 15:43:00 EDT 2008

Deadline was originally May 1st, 2008 - but has been slightly extended
to Saturday May 3rd - so if you haven't heard of this great workshop
yet, but would like to sign up and go - email the address below before
Saturday - you still have time!


The Institute for Humane Education offers its acclaimed

Sowing Seeds Humane Education Workshop
Saturday, May 31, 2008 in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Learn exciting, new approaches for teaching about environmental 
preservation, human rights, animal protection, and consumerism, media and 

Sponsored by: Frederic A. McGrand Fund, Canadian Federation of Humane 
Hosted by: The Nova Scotia Humane Society (NSHS), a member society of CFHS

Registration fee: $10.00
Registration includes a copy of The Power & Promise of Humane Education by 
Zoe Weil

Lunch: $5.00

Venue: Park View Education Centre, 1485 King Street, Bridgewater, Nova 
Scotia B4V 1C4

Workshop Description:

The Sowing Seeds Humane Education Workshop is an exciting,
interactive workshop and will teach you how to offer empowering,
effective, and transformative humane education programs and to
communicate about important global issues in a positive and inspiring
manner. Sowing Seeds is designed for educators, activists and
advocates of social justice, environmental preservation, animal
protection, and all those wishing to work for positive social change.
Humane education examines the challenges facing our planet, from human
oppression and animal exploitation to materialism and ecological
degradation. Workshop Facilitator:

Kim Korona joined The Institute for Humane Education as a Workshop
Facilitator shortly after she graduated from the M.Ed. program in 2006. 
After interning at Farm Sanctuary, her final project focused on Confined 
Animal Feeding Operations. Kim earned a B.A. at Goddard College in Vermont, 
where she studied social change and food politics. Kim currently works as a 
humane educator for the Michigan Humane Society, teaching students about the 
needs of both people and animals, and challenging students to consider the 
motivations behind violence and the means for creating a more peaceful 

To Register: Please submit this completed form by April 21 with a cheque or 
money order payable to Nova Scotia Humane Society to: Box 574 Bridgewater, 
NS, Canada B4V 2X6


 Your name:

 School or organization affiliation:

 Mailing address:

 City, Province & zip :

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 $5.00 LUNCH (vegetarian and vegan lunch)

 Registration includes a copy of Zoe Weil¹s book, The Power & Promise of 
Humane Education

 Inquiries: Barry Crozier, nshs.zwicker at ns.sympatico.ca 
<mailto:nshs.zwicker at ns.sympatico.ca>, 902-543-2535

The Institute for Humane Education (IHE) (www.HumaneEducation.org 
<http://www.HumaneEducation.org>) is
dedicated to creating a humane, peaceful and sustainable world through 
education. In addition to the Sowing Seeds workshop, IHE trains people to be 
humane educators through its distance-learning Master of Education program 
affiliated with Cambridge College, its Humane Education Certificate Program 
(HECP), and its website, www.HumaneEducation.org 
<http://www.HumaneEducation.org>, where visitors can find humane education 
books and other resources, download activities, and interact with other 
humane educators.

As the national voice of humane societies and SPCAs, the Canadian Federation 
of Humane Societies (http://cfhs.ca/) works on national issues on behalf of 
its member animal welfare organizations across Canada. The CFHS has been the 
lead national animal welfare organization advocating for changes to the 
animal cruelty provisions of the Criminal Code since legislation on this 
issue was first introduced in 1999. CFHS continues to work with member 
societies, the public, government and other stakeholders to promote the 
importance of stronger legislation that will help reduce animal cruelty and 
community violence in Canada.




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