Join thousands of teachers, like you, who have invited our skilled educators into their high school classrooms to inspire critical thinking about the connections between industrial animal agriculture and current key issues affecting us all—including impacts on animals, workers, the environment, and human health.
Each of our lesson plans can be customized to support your course subject matter and your students’ needs. Our educators create a highly interactive experience, rooted in inquiry-based learning to encourage dynamic discussions and lead your students to consider our food system through an expanded lens.
In-person lessons are available at the following locations:
Northeast: New York City (NYC)
Midwest: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit
West: San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego
New Roots Institute is a 501(c)3. Our educational outreach is funded by private foundations and donors.
“My students said this was the best guest speaker they have had all year (and I bring in a lot of speakers!). Keith always makes sure everyone has a voice and no judgment is ever made.”
— High School Teacher, Cleveland
“The presenter was amazing, great with students, great communicator with me, and able to adjust the lesson on the fly to suit the level and interest of my students. Thank you for being such a great resource consistently to myself and my students.”
— High School Teacher, Los Angeles
“I liked the instructor! Very direct, engaging, and upbeat and knows how to handle a sensitive topic.”
— High School Junior, San Francisco