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Sunday, July 29 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Acting Locally – Making Change in your Own Backyard

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Are you determined to help bring about meaningful changes for animals but aren’t sure how to get started? Whether you’re an individual animal advocate or affiliated with an organization, this engaging workshop is for you. You’ll walk away with simple yet effective tools that will empower you to start taking action in your own communities: from building local coalitions and hosting meetings to working with area restaurants to add meat-free meals and talking with your city or county councils to adopt animal-friendly resolutions. In just a few easy steps, you can be a catalyst for change. Start today!

Speakers
avatar for Erica Meier

Erica Meier

Executive Director, Compassion Over Killing
Executive Director, Compassion Over Killing | Erica Meier is the executive director of Compassion Over Killing (COK), a non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Since 1995, COK has worked to expose farmed animal abuse and promote vegetarian eating using a variety of strategies, including undercover investigations, litigation, corporate campaigns, and public outreach. In addition to ending the egg industry’s... Read More →
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Holly Tarry

Colorado State Director, The Humane Society of the United States Holly Tarry is The HSUS's Colorado state director. Before joining The HSUS in June 2007, she managed several departments in animal shelters in Fort Collins and Denver.  She played a key role in passing 2008 legislation phasing out cruel gestation and veal crates in Colorado, and she continues to work on puppy mills, canned hunts, prairie dog protection, and many... Read More →
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Ellie Trueman

President and CEO, Certified Shade Technologies Ellie Trueman is President and CEO of Certified Shade Technologies, a passive cooling and environmental screening company. Trueman’s professional life includes nearly thirty years of marketing, communications and strategic positioning experience. Parallel to her professional life, Trueman has been active in several efforts designed to effect animal legislation including the animal cruelty... Read More →


Sunday July 29, 2012 2:00pm - 3:15pm
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