Animals

26. My Animal Rights Hall of Fame

Who launched, nurtured, and shaped the U.S. animal rights movement? What happened to them? Why hardly anyone knows their names? Here, at last, are some answers. First, for Some Context We stand on the shoulders of dozens of pioneers who launched, nurtured, and shaped our movement. They have displayed uncommon vision, creativity, conviction, daring, and …

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25. The Do’s and Don’ts of Planning a Conference

Conferences are an effective vehicle for forming, shaping, and nurturing our movement. They offer documentation of animal abuses, activist training, and lots of inspiration and networking opportunities. Many of us have attended a national animal rights conference. But what’s involved in creating one? When and Where Once you have decided the general purpose and theme …

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23. What Brought Us Together

At what point does a vision induce people to act on it? At what point do individual actions become a movement? And, what is the role of publications, conferences, trigger events, and public perception? Let’s take a look at our own history. The Vision The original notion that animals should be endowed with their own …

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