Activist Appreciation Month 2020 is Coming Soon!

Activist Appreciation Month 2020 is Coming Soon!

This year, we’ve got some innovative events planned for Activist Appreciation Month in February! To celebrate your animal activism, we’ve scheduled activist author interviews, a bull riding protest in Los Angeles, an online meeting with vegan health coaches, featured blogs by vegan therapists, activist spotlights, and a Valentine’s Day graphic to share with fellow activists. Read on to join the fun!

Discover our Activist Appreciation Month events that inspire your activist spirit:

February 1 – 29: Activist Appreciation Month

Stay tuned to our Facebook page and to our Activist Appreciation Month webpage for our activist spotlights, vegan therapist blogs, and Valentine’s graphic! 


February 3: Keep Your Body in Balance with Neal Barnard, MD (online event)

Our first activist author interview features Dr. Neal Barnard, who describes how food choices can influence a surprising range of hormone-related conditions, from infertility to menstrual cramps to breast and prostate cancer. He explains how healthy vegan foods can rebalance your hormones in his new book, Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health. 


February 4: Getting Relationships Right with Dr. Melanie Joy (online event)

Our second activist author interview features psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy who believes that relating healthfully is fundamental to creating a more effective vegan movement. She shares communication tools that decrease conflict and increase connection from her new book, Getting Relationships Right: How to Build Resilience and Thrive in Life, Love, and Work. 


February 5: Debunk Myths of Choice with Clare Mann & Marilyn Kroplick, MD (online event)

Our third activist author interview features features vegan psychologist Clare Mann and In Defense of Animals’ President Dr. Marilyn Kroplick who explore why people resist changing their diet after learning about the horrific animal suffering and serious environmental degradation due to animal agriculture and the healthful benefits of veganism. Clare helps animal activists understand the reasons behind others’ apathy and provides tools to affect change in her new book, Myths of Choice: Why People Won’t Change and What You Can Do About It.   


February 6: Raise Your Voice for Animal Liberation with Brittany Michelson (online event)

Our fourth activist author interview features Brittany Michelson and her contributors Gwenna Hunter and Amy Jean Davis who inspire and motivate us with their vision of a more ethical world. Brittany highlights the words of both new and highly influential voices in the movement today in her new book, Voices for Animal Liberation: Inspirational Accounts by Animal Rights Activists. 


February 7: Vegan Ketogenic Success with Nicole Derseweh and Whitney Lauritsen (online event)

Our fifth activist author interview features vegan chef Nicole Derseweh and content creator Whitney Lauritsen, co-authors of the complete guide to eating vegan meals that contain the right high-fat, low-carb nutritional content for optimal health and weight loss. They share 75 satisfying high-fat, low-carb, dairy-free recipes in their new book, The Vegan Ketogenic Diet Cookbook.


February 8: Bull Riding Protest at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California

Join us to protest the bull riding competition featured during the Professional Bull Riders’ Unleash the Beast tour event. Stand with fellow activists against animal cruelty sanctioned as entertainment! 


February 20: Go Vegan with Fitness Coaches Jo and Alex (online event)

Tune in during our Carnivores Anonymous online meeting to hear vegan entrepreneurs and athletes Josianne La Rose and Alexandre Gravelle share their vegan stories and offer fitness tips they learned along the way.

February 29: Last Day for Early Bird Registration to attend our Vegan Spirituality Forum & Retreat, 2020 Vision: A World that Works for All, September 10-13 at Unity Village. Explore faith-based vegan advocacy while enjoying three days of inspiration, learning, renewal, and collaboration!

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