VegFund’s Activist Learning Series presents live webinars to help strengthen your knowledge and skills toward more effective vegan outreach.
If you were not able to attend the live webinars, you can catch up by watching full webinar recordings in the Resources section of our website (see the links to each webinar below) or on our YouTube channel — all for free! If you’d like to be notified of upcoming events, be sure to sign up for VegFund news. Just enter your email in “Keep current with VegFund news” at the bottom of this page.
Concepts and Lessons on Humane Education
Presenter: Pei Feng Su, Co-founder, ACTAsia
In this webinar, you’ll learn the core concepts and goals of humane education based on the tremendous success of ACTAsia’s work with Asian communities. Pei Su shares with us her wealth of knowledge on the key elements of humane education programs. Watch now.
The Basics of Project Evaluation for Effective Outreach
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. Watch now.
Marketing to Non-vegans
Presenter: Stephanie Redcross West, Founder and Managing Director, Vegan Mainstream
Learn how to reach and engage non-vegans in your advocacy work! This webinar provides 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. Watch now.
The Science of Making People Care
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. Watch now.
When Bad Luck Happens to Good Vegfests
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. Four vegfest organizers 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! Watch now.
Advanced Communications Skills for Vegan Activists
Presenter: Alex Bez, Founder and Director of Amazing Vegan Outreach
Former corporate sales director and founder of Amazing Vegan Outreach (AVO), Alex Bez presents a unique webinar where he shares some of the secrets of the world’s best communicators. Learn professional skills that will lead to higher success rates in vegan outreach conversations. If you would like to learn how to coach people to veganism effectively while avoiding debates and arguments, don’t miss this opportunity. Watch now.
Turning “Vystopia” into Powerful Action for Change
Presenter: Clare Mann, psychologist, speaker, trainer, and best-selling author of Vystopia
“Vystopia” is defined as the anguish of being vegan in a non-vegan world. With more than 30 years of experience, Clare Mann provides vegans with language and a toolbox to work through their anguish and unite with others to examine the biggest social justice challenge of our time. Clare Mann is a psychologist, existential psychotherapist, author, and communications trainer. Watch now.
Google Analytics 101: From Data to Insight
Presenter: Megan Iudice, co-founder of Solstice Web
Megan Iudice of Solstice Web guides you in navigating the vast amount of useful information available on this free platform. Megan walks you through the who, what, why, and how of Google Analytics to help you leverage this powerful tool to understand how users find and interact with your website. Watch now.
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