Mark your calendar! Join us for a series of six webinars set to strengthen your knowledge and skills toward more effective vegan outreach.
VegFund’s new Activist Learning Series runs from October through December. Webinar topics range from humane education to vegfest organization, project evaluation, and even GDPR requirements.
Register for any — or all! — of the webinars via the webinar descriptions below.
If you can’t make it to the live webinars, please register anyway. We’ve got you covered. Webinar recordings will be available in the Resources section of our website and on our YouTube channel following the live presentations.
Join us online for these new learning opportunities!
Concepts and Lessons on Humane Education
Tuesday, October 23, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT / 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
Presenter: Pei Feng Su, Co-founder, ACTAsia
Education is a powerful tool! ACTAsia develops and implements educational programs with the goal of teaching children, consumers, and professionals to show compassion toward all forms of life.
Join us in this webinar to learn the core concepts and goals of humane education based on the tremendous success of ACTAsia’s work with Asian communities. Pei Su will share with us her wealth of knowledge on the key elements of humane education programs.
The Basics of Project Evaluation for Effective Outreach
Tuesday, November 6, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST / 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
Presenter: Leslie Barcus, Executive Director, VegFund
Inspiring consumers to adopt a vegan lifestyle is complicated by many opposing influences. For many people, veganism is a long-term journey. Activists must continue on a steady and prolonged course of interactions with consumers to keep vegan messaging present in consumers’ minds and dietary choices.
This webinar addresses why evaluating behavior change is complex and presents ideas about how activists can gain insights into the success of their advocacy efforts.
Marketing to Non-vegans
Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST / 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
Presenter: Stephanie Redcross West, Founder and Managing Director, Vegan Mainstream
Learn how to reach and engage non-vegans in your advocacy work!
Vegan Mainstream offers marketing, coaching, and consulting for vegan activists, entrepreneurs, authors, and business owners.
Join us in this webinar for an abundance of fresh and inspiring ideas that will encourage you to leverage your passion for vegan living.
Stephanie Redcross will guide us on the subject of how to effectively market our vegan events, businesses, communications, and other endeavors to non-vegans.
The Science of Making People Care
Wednesday, November 28, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST / 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
Presenters: Ann Searight Christiano, Professor and Frank Karel Chair in Public Communications, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
The scientific evidence is mounting: people don’t act on information; they act on what they care about most.
This webinar distills five core principles from behavioral, cognitive, and social science that advocates can apply to help people care more about their messaging and work, introducing a science-based framework for approaching new communications challenges.
GDPR: What It Means for Organizations Collecting Consumer Information and Data
Wednesday, December 5, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST / 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
Presenter: Jennifer Mailander, Associate General Counsel, Privacy and Compliance, comScore, Inc.
Since early 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union requires that all organizations that hold personal consumer data on any resident of the European Union comply with key privacy and data protection regulations, including ensuring consumer consent, providing data breach notifications, and handling of data transfer across borders safely, among others.
Many of VegFund’s grantees are now subject to GDPR but probably have more questions than answers about how to manage the GDPR requirements.
This webinar gives organizations the opportunity to understand how these mandatory requirements apply and what measures they must consider for compliance.
When Bad Luck Happens to Good Vegfests
Friday, December 14, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST / 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
Panel discussion: with Richard Rogers, Philly VegFest; Helene Greenberg, Triangle Vegfest; Katelin Rupp, Indy VegFest; and Jenna Bardoff, Solutionary Events
Despite best-made plans, bad things can happen to good vegfests. As we close out 2018, four vegfest organizers will share their experiences of how they managed major challenges and setbacks near or on the date of their events.
These examples demonstrate that organizers can rarely over-prepare as they think ahead to their next vegfest.
We hope this conversation can serve as a resource for new and long-standing vegfest organizers alike!
Webinar topics are drawn from your suggestions, and we welcome your continued input for this ongoing series of webinars. Please email us at email@example.com.
Join the online conversation and share your input using our hashtag #VegFundLearn
Hope to see you there!