Activist Stories

FEATURED STORY

An iAnimal video outreach event

In 2018, vegan activists in the United Kingdom (UK) hosted their first iAnimal video outreach event at the University of Newcastle with great success. Through the power of video footage (and a free vegan cupcake!), this event was designed to raise awareness of the issues associated with factory farming and the benefits of plant-based eating. Twelve volunteers reached an estimated 120 individuals and directly engaged 60 of those with the iAnimal virtual reality (VR) experience of the conditions animals endure in a factory farm. The event setup and impactful video footage stimulated in-depth discussions on this important topic. All participants…

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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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An iAnimal video outreach event

In 2018, vegan activists in the United Kingdom (UK) hosted their first iAnimal video outreach event at the University of…

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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

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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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