Activist Stories

FEATURED STORY

2018 culinary competition and wellness expo

In March 2018, Real Food for Kids (RFFK) hosted its 6th Annual Culinary Competition & Wellness Expo at a secondary school in Alexandria, Virginia, bringing together a wonderfully supportive gathering of parents, educators, students, and other community members from across the area. This innovative educational outreach event had one singular objective — to engage students in the issue of school food. Real Food for Kids is a nonprofit that has evolved as a voice for improving school food and a trusted partner within our school system and the surrounding community. This organization has gained a reputation for providing valuable programs…

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FOOD SAMPLING

Vegan food sampling at an EcoVillage

In spring of 2017, Solutionary Events of Florida hosted a vegan food-sampling event with a difference at St. Petersburg’s Ecovillage….

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Vegan food sampling outreach at popular Canadian Expo

Montreal Vegetarian Society (MVA) reached 8,000 event attendees with their vegan food samples at a large, popular food and lifestyle…

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PAID-PER-VIEW

Video outreach campus tour

Dzīvnieku brīvība hosted 12 video “paid-per-view” (PPV) events with a food-focused twist at several facilities at the University of Latvia….

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FILM SCREENINGS

Italy’s vegan film-screening tour

Vegan activists from the Italian organization Essere Animali hosted a highly successful tour of the new feature-length documentary film, The…

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A rural outreach film-screening program

During 2018, Indievillage, the distributor of the documentary Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story, conducted a rural outreach program, facilitating multiple screenings…

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FESTIVALS & FAIRS

A summertime vegfest in Belgium

Belgium animal rights organization BE Vegan was delighted with the outcome of their summer vegfest, Vegan Summer Fest 2017, which…

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Iowa’s first-ever vegan festival

Vegan activists organized the first-ever Iowa Vegfest in 2017 with great success. The event attracted 1,200 attendees, 80 percent of…

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ONLINE CAMPAIGNS

“Try Vegan This January” — An online vegan campaign

Veganuary is a charity that encourages people across the world to experience vegan living for the month of January, a…

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LEARNING EVENTS

Preventive cardiology conference

Montefiore Medical Center hosted the Preventive Cardiology Conference, a cardiology conference with a central theme of the health benefits of…

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The first vegan pledge event in New Orleans

Peace Advocacy Network has been running highly successful Vegan Pledge programs across the United States since 2010. 2017 was the…

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RESEARCH

Promoting consistency in the labeling of plant-based products

In 2017, the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) conducted important research on the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

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Apply for a research grant

The body of research literature on animal agriculture, vegan influence and behavior change, and other pertinent issues is small, but…

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INNOVATIVE OUTREACH

The Bull City Vegan Challenge

Bull City Vegan is a 100% volunteer-run organization of passionate vegan activists promoting vegan dining options in Durham, North Carolina,…

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2018 culinary competition and wellness expo

In March 2018, Real Food for Kids (RFFK) hosted its 6th Annual Culinary Competition & Wellness Expo at a secondary…

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The Synagogue Vegan Challenge

In 2017, VegFund partnered with The Shamayim V’Aretz Institute to pilot The Synagogue Vegan Challenge — an initiative with the…

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