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Selecting effective outreach materials

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By: Sally Thompson, VegFund Volunteer When deciding which literature to use at an outreach event, there are a number of factors to consider. First, there’s the obvious: make sure you select brochures that are relevant to the event. For example, if you’re tabling at an eco-fair, you’ll want to have literature that highlights the connections between veganism and the planet. VegFund’s recommended literature page is a great place to start, as it provides literature suggestions that are broken down by category (e.g., animal rights, health, environment,...

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U.S. Meat Consumption on the Decline

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Elana Kirshenbaum, VegFund’s fall 2012 intern, reports on some very encouraging trends! With new vegan restaurants and products popping up throughout the United States, undercover films of animal suffering making major network news, and mainstream television airing segments on the benefits of vegan eating, the general population seems to be increasingly receptive to veganism. Current research supports this observation and demonstrates the public’s growing interest in consuming less animal-derived foods. Let’s look at what some of the latest studies found regarding trends in the United States....

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