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Friday, July 27 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Building a Farm Animal Campaign from Start to Finish

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WARNING: The factory farming industries don’t want you to attend this session. There’s no greater way to reduce animal suffering than to focus on helping farm animals. And we have the plan to do it! Come learn, from some of the nation's most experienced farm animal campaigners, strategies for effectively waging farm animal cruelty initiatives in your community. This session is all about ways you can make a difference for farm animals at the local level, and with as much or little time as you have available!

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Josh Balk

Director of Food Policy, Farm Animal Protection, The Humane Society of the United States
Josh Balk is director of food policy for The Humane Society of the United States. Since starting with HSUS in 2005, he has worked with many of the largest corporations in the world to improve animal welfare in their supply chains. Kraft, ConAgra, Wendy's, Kroger, Denny's, Kellogg, Sysco, and Heinz are among the many companies Balk helped to establish animal welfare policies. Before 2005, Balk worked at Compassion Over Killing as an undercover... Read More →
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Bruce Friedrich

Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives, Farm Sanctuary Bruce Friedrich is senior director for strategic initiatives at Farm Sanctuary, where he leads Farm Sanctuary’s legislation and litigation efforts, oversees the Compassionate Communities Campaign and Someone Project, and works to introduce the world to who farmed animals are. He co-authored the Animal Activist\'s Handbook, a book about which Princeton bioethicist Peter Singer raves... Read More →
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Matt Prescott

Outreach Director, Farm Animal Protection, The Humane Society of the United States
Food Policy Director, The Humane Society of the United States | Matt Prescott has worked in the animal protection field for more than a decade, with a focus on reforming agriculture to account for farm animal welfare. Working primarily with major food corporations – including fast food chains and grocery outlets – Matt has helped shepherd in more humane methods of farming systems for chickens, pigs and other animals. Matt has also... Read More →
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Nathan Runkle

Executive Director, Mercy for Animals
Nathan Runkle is the founder and executive director of Mercy For Animals. | Through his work with MFA, Nathan has been featured on ABC’s World News Tonight, Nightline, and 20/20, CNN, and National Public Radio, and in USA Today, and the New York Times. | Nathan has worked alongside elected officials, corporate executives, farmers, celebrities, and film producers to pass landmark farmed animal protection legislation, raise public awareness... Read More →

Friday July 27, 2012 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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