Bridges of Respect – November 15, 2019

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Friday, November 15, 2019
11:00am - 1:30pm

Edina High School

Bridges coordinator Shannon Kimball (pictured in back) gave a presentation advocating for alternatives to animal experimentation.
Help students in the Twin Cities learn about animals in entertainment!

Two presentations will be given at Edina High School from 11:15am – 1:30pm. Volunteers will meet with the Bridges coordinator at the front entrance of the school at 11:00am, about fifteen minutes before the first class begins.

Positions available today:

  • Volunteer — Take photos of the presentation and assist the presenter with small tasks
  • Shadow — If you are new to the Bridges program and would like to sit in on this presentation, please sign up here

We are honored to be invited into classrooms at dozens of local schools. As a volunteer, you’ll get to see the variety of ways we introduce animal protection topics in an average classroom. Presentations offer a lot of inspiring information in a well-established learning environment.

For more information or if you would like to volunteer, email Shannon Kimball at


The Bridges of Respect Humane Education Program has served the Twin Cities and surrounding area since 1999 by building bridges between people and other species. This program conveys values of responsibility, mercy, and empathy toward animals while encouraging students to become involved in the community. Objectives in the classroom include:

    • Teaching critical and creative thinking
    • Delivering up-to-date, sourced information
    • Acting as an ethical role model
    • Providing quality resources for students and teachers

Most presentations are requested by middle schools, high schools, and college classrooms or at public events. Presentations are adjusted to fit age groups and to meet specific curricular needs. Learn more about Bridges of Respect here.

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