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|ACT for Farmed Animals|
|Date||Saturday August 27|
|Time||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
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|New College of California - North Bay campus, 99 6th Street, Santa Rosa|
Join the campaign to ACT for farmed animals!
Factory farms are bad news for the animals, the environment and public health. We are mobilizing a statewide network to make change.
This all-day workshop will help participants understand the treatment of farmed animals and vegetarianism. Topics of discussion will include a summary of California’s factory farms in the meat, dairy and egg industries; local activism; identifying the regulatory agencies responsible for overseeing factory farms; getting politically involved; participating in campaigns; examining the welfare concerns of the most common farmed animals in California; and much more
ACT workshop speakers include lauren Ornelas, director of Viva!USA; Kim Sturla, director of Animal Place; Joyce Tischler, executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund; Brent Newell of the Center for Race, Poverty & the Environment; and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, founder of Compassionate Cooks.
Intended for everyone, seasoned activists and newcomers alike.
Cost: Just $10 for full day of speakers, films and discussion. Pre-registration required. Cost does not include lunch. Registration deadline is August 20.
Register at: http://www.ACTforfarmedanimals.com