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Effective Animal Advocacy: A Guide

On September 12th at the 31st Veg Food Fest at 3 pm, Pamela Tourigny will give her presentation, “Marketing  Veganism: Earning Friends and Allies for a More Vegan World” at the Studio Theatre. Pamela will speak on the ways that we can as individuals “market” veganism in our day-to-day lives, as well as how we can direct our activism efforts towards building bridges and working collaboratively with those outside of the vegan world to maximize the number of allies we have to build a vegan world – or at least a more vegan-friendly one! By Pamela Tourigny  Many people have commented to me over my years of involvement within the vegan community that they are often overwhelmed by all of the suffering that animals endure, leaving them unsure how to advocate for them effectively. It’s a feeling of   helplessness to which many can surely relate. I do not subscribe to the notion that all advocacy is good advocacy. It is important to consider what will resonate with those whose opinions and actions we seek to influence, otherwise our actions could hinder rather than help. It is about the people   who we want to impact positively, and the animals, NOT us. Read More


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