Humane Education

Presentation by Dani Dennenberg. What is Humane Education? What is the local organization HEART (Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers) bringing to Portland schools and organizations?

Hear about HEART’s role in creating “solutionaries” or young people who are solving community and world problems. Enjoy a short film along with interactive hands-on activities that will help you make more sustainable, peaceful, mindful and just daily choices.

Dani Dennenberg is the Director of HEART. She is a graduate of the Master’s Program of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE). She founded the Seeds for Change humane education program in San Diego. Ms. Dennenberg graduated with honors from U.C. San Diego with a B.A. in Sociology and with a minor in Environmental Studies. She spends her spare time vegan cooking, dancing, in nature, and with her partner and their companion animals.

 

We make it worth your while to get up early on Sunday morning.  =-)

Programs are presented in four broad areas relevant to Humanism:

Human Well Being

Science/Reason

Secularism

Humanities, Culture, and Morality

Sun @ HGP program details -- for this week's speaker follow this link and read the "Next Speaker" announcement on the HGP website home page, left side; for future speakers and activities, click on the "Calendar" button, upper left:

http://www.portlandhumanists.org/

Sunday Morning Schedule:

8:45  Early Bird discussion, choose topic by consensus (Garden Room)

9:45  Children join parents in East Room for simulcast

9:45  Coffee, juice and cookies (Arts and Crafts Room)

10:00 Main program, weekly speakers on topics of interest to Humanists (Keeston Room)

10:05 Humanist discussion, each week a different theme (Garden Room)

11:30 AfterThoughts: engage the speaker over light snacks (Arts and Crafts Room)

11:45 Classes, discussions, musicians, committees meet until 1:00 PM

12:15 Lunch at nearby eatery, all are welcome!

Be sure to peruse our humanist library while you're here -- books available to lend upon HGP membership.

Find more information about the Humanists of Greater Portland by clicking on the sponsor link at the left side of the webpage, then check out the full calendar of activities on HGP's main website.

All Meetup fees are paid by our sponsor through your memberships; donations toward the work of HGP are gratefully accepted.

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