Arun spoke at the conference “Educating for a Just, Peaceful and Sustainable Future” a comprehensive humane education event highlighting the power and promise of humane education as a key to fostering a generation of “solutionaries” committed to environmental preservation, animal welfare and human rights.
Arun shares his leela (story) on the impact his grandmother Kasturba had on his grandfather Mahatma Gandhi and his life-long path of non-violence. He also shares the lesson of the pencil he learned while living with his grandfather during his time in India.
An event presented by Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers (HEART), the Institute for Humane Education (IHE) and Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the conference featured a dynamic program of speakers including Jane Goodall, DBE, UN Messenger of Peace and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute; Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and founder of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute; Zoe Weil, president of the Institute for Humane Education; and many other acclaimed speakers.
It was held on September 21, 2013 at New York University.
For more information, please visit www.humaneedconf.org