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Whether you prefer to attend online, on the phone, or in-person, we offer a range of events to suit all animal advocates. Be sure to scroll down for upcoming retreats!

 

Sustainable Activism Webinars


1st Thursday of the Month, 5-6pm Pacific Time


Learn activist tips and tools to practice self-care, community care, and maintain sustainable activism with experts in the field.

Register for monthly Sustainable Activism Webinars and login here when they start. 

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Vegan Spirituality Online Gatherings


2nd Thursday of the Month, 5-6pm Pacific Time


Explore veganism as a spiritual practice with co-hosts Sustainable Activism Campaign Director Lisa Levinson and “Peace to All Beings” author Judy Carman with guest speakers, group discussions, and guided meditations.


Register for monthly Vegan Spirituality Online Gatherings and login here when they start.

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Find our next gathering details here and below. 

Topic: Parliament of Religions Victories and Vegan Advocacy Tips

Speakers: Abhishek Sinha, Frank Lane, Dr. Lisa Kemmerer, Reverend Carol Saunders, and Sailesh Rao

 

Vegan Cooking & Food Psychology with Chef Kathleen & Dr. Marilyn


3rd Thursday of the Month, 6-6:30pm Pacific Time


Join our online vegan cooking show featuring In Defense of Animals President Marilyn Kroplick, MD, and Wellness and Vegan Coach Kathleen Kastner presented by Carnivores Anonymous, our free, psychiatrist-developed 12-step program supporting and providing strategies to help you maintain optimum health, lose weight, reverse chronic illness and tackle food addiction while adopting a plant-based lifestyle.


Register for monthly Vegan Cooking & Food Psychology Episodes and login here when they start.

Catch up - watch our replays.

 

Animal Activist Online Support Group


4th Thursday of the Month, 5-6pm Pacific Time


Discuss burnout, self-care, compassion fatigue, infighting, anger, grief, depression, communicating with non-activists, and other activist concerns. Participate in this free, confidential support group by phone, smart phone, or computer.


Register for monthly Animal Activist Online Support Groups and login here when they start.

Join our Animal Activist Online Support Group on Facebook.

Watch one-minute Sustainable Activism video tips.

 

Activist Appreciation Month

 

We celebrate Activist Appreciation Month in February with special programs to provide extra emotional and spiritual resources for you! This year, we hosted additional webinars with authors Dr. Melanie Joy and Lani Muelrath. We also added new compassion fatigue and self-care tools. Access the webinar replays and new tools here.


Gatherings


Join free, monthly gatherings to explore veganism as a spiritual practice through discussions, speaker presentations, guided meditations, outings, vegan potlucks, and more.


Find a Meetup or Facebook gathering near you on www.veganspirituality.com.

Contact veganspirituality@idausa.org to start one in your area.

 

Retreats


Enjoy speakers, yoga, meditation, a nature walk, vegan lunch, and an animal blessing with like-minded souls!

Ready to reboot? Join our Vegan Spirituality Retreat: The Hawaiian Dream! Explore veganism as a spiritual practice with yoga, meditation, cooking, dancing, hiking, healing rituals, and touring sacred sites, on the gorgeous Hawaii Island and Maui. Join us to release stress, restore balance, and align your body, mind, and spirit. Hawaiian sunsets, volcanic views, and clear waters await you! This retreat was rescheduled. New dates in 2019 will be announced soon!


Compassionfest


Celebrate your values of justice, equity, and compassion at Compassionfest with delicious vegan food, cruelty-free products, inspiring speakers, performers, and musicians. sponsored by In Defense of Animals. 

Learn about the next Compassionfest here.

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