Giving Farm Animals a Voice
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WARNING: The factory farming industries don’t want you to attend this session. With billions of animals at risk, farm animals need protection from suffering. And we have a plan to do it! Some of the nation's most experienced farm animal campaigners will share strategies for effectively waging farm animal cruelty initiatives. This session is all about ways you – either professionally through an organization or at your local level as an individual – can make a difference for farm animals with as much or little time as you have available.
author of The Accidental Activist and The Animal Activist's Handbook
Matt Ball co-founded Vegan Outreach and served as the group’s Executive Director for more than 20 years. Matt built VO into a leading animal advocacy organization, with many thousands of active members around the world. Under his leadership, activists distributed more than 22 million booklets exposing the treatment of farmed animals, and promoting compassionate, thoughtful living. These booklets convinced countless people to adopt more humane diets. He is the author of many essays and... Read More →
Senior Director, Farm Animal Welfare Campaign, ASPCA
Suzanne is the Senior Director of the ASPCA’s Farm Animal Welfare campaign. She oversees the development and implementation of campaigns to combat farm animal cruelty on both the state and national levels. Efforts include public and consumer education, legislative and regulatory work and corporate outreach. | | Prior to the ASPCA, Suzanne served as a Farmed Animal Law Fellow at the Lewis & Clark Animal Law Clinic and spent time researching and writing about farmed animal issues... Read More →
Executive Director, Compassion Over Killing
Executive Director, Compassion Over Killing | Erica Meier is the executive director of Compassion Over Killing (COK), a non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Since 1995, COK has worked to expose farmed animal abuse and promote vegetarian eating using a variety of strategies, including undercover investigations, litigation, corporate campaigns, and public outreach. In addition to ending the egg industry’s misleading “Animal Care Certified&rdquo... Read More →
Corporate Outreach Manager, Farm Animal Protection, The Humane Society of the United States
Kristie Middleton is the food policy manager for The Humane Society of the United States. She has successfully worked with dozens of corporations, hospitals, and other institutions to improve the plight of farm animals through humane-minded purchasing programs, and has worked with some of the nation’s largest school districts, including Los Angeles Unified School District, Detroit Public Schools, and Broward County Schools, to implement Meatless Monday. Her work has been covered by... Read More →
Friday June 27, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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