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Tag Archives: advocacy

We’re absolutely thrilled to welcome back Go Vegan World’s inspirational founder and global speaker Sandra Higgins at our upcoming VegfestUK Brighton event on March 24-25 at the Brighton Centre. Working as a vegan educator and animal rights activist can be psychologically challenging. Sandra...
Vegan advocacy group Go Vegan Scotland will host a talk on straightforward vegan advocacy followed by a workshop on using our voice in promoting veganism, at Vegfest Scotland 2016 on the Sunday December 4th 2016 at the SECC (Hall 3) in Glasgow.   About the talk – No Baby Steps!...
The Scotland branch of The Earthlings Experience – which has inspired many (pre-vegans and vegan activists alike) on the streets by showing the documentary Earthlings – will be sharing their insights and experience with their chosen form of vegan activism with the audience at Vegfest Scotland...
If you’re vegan and itching to get out there to promote veganism in your community, but scratching your head for inspirations on how best to do that, make sure to visit the Vegan Activists Summit at VegfestUK London 2016, on the Saturday October 22nd 2016 at Olympia...
Vegan Education on the Go & the Vegan Information Project have at the start of September passed a milestone of 200 HOURS of no-nonsense vegan education direct to the public in 2016. Continuing VEGO’s work which began in January 2015, these joint events represents a huge commitment to public...
Have You Heard The News? The Vegan Information Project (VIP), in association with Vegan Education on the Go (VEGO) have negotiated a return to Temple Bar Square in the heart of Dublin - 5 hours, every Thursday.   Along with the VEGO/VIP tables on Saturdays [see video diaries in the playlist below or ...
The issue of “shaming” comes up often within animal advocacy. Vegans are often accused of shaming non-vegans in discussions of animal use, and some advocates have accused others of shaming them when criticizing their approach to advocacy.   Shame is most often described as an emotion...
Those who use and abuse other animals cannot countenance the idea of a rights-based position on the use of other animals. However, they claim to fully understand, support, and are strictly committed to the principles of the ideology of animal welfarism which essentially suggests that the non-cruel...
In clinical psychology, we distinguish our theories and methods of change from the actual process of helping to create change. It’s important to have a theoretical model that guides our work and concrete elements for our plan to help bring about change. It’s equally or perhaps even more...
Just over a year ago I went with a second Vegan Information Project volunteer to an event in Dublin entitled, “Climate Conversations 2015 Launch Event: Communicating the Challenge” which featured, among others, Eamon Ryan of the Green Party in Ireland, Claire O'Connor, former...
The vast majority of human beings are brought up and effectively trained to be speciesists by a powerful social ideology that says we are the most important beings on the planet: an ideology that even denies that humans are animals. Humans do not celebrate being apes. How many people think that the term...
In issue 25 of Philosophy Now, Jane Forsey wonders what it is about human beings that makes us so special and important. “Can we,” she asks, “continue to rest easy in our claims to, or unspoken assumptions of, a privileged position over the rest of the natural world?” The suggestion ...
Firstly, I would like to ask about the main motivation behind setting up the group?   The main motivation for starting the group was to provide a platform to explore examples of effective vegan activism.  Within the contemporary ‘animal movement’ we have noticed a general lack of...
Big thanks to all of you who voted in our latest poll on what the best form of vegan activism is.... Also thanks to those who attended the Discussion session at VegfestUK Brighton on the same topic.   Here’re the results from the poll: Total votes: 92 Vegan Info stalls – 27% School...
What a wonderful weekend at the Brighton Centre, with altogether 10,700 visitors (5,700 Saturday, 5,000 Sunday) enjoying a fabulous cocktail of vegan food, products, education, entertainment and socialising all under one roof!   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs =...
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