Now Accepting Applications for a New Executive Director

caa-logo-640x480As you may have heard, after five years of dedicated service, Unny Nambudiripad is moving on from his post as executive director at Compassionate Action for Animals. We wish him well on his continuing journey and look forward to appointing a highly qualified individual who can carry on this important position, overseeing all facets of our organization and providing inspiring and effective leadership.

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Twin Cities Veg Fest 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - Sunday, October 30, 2016

TCVF 2015 ExhibitorsCompassionate Action for Animals hosts the 5th annual Twin Cities Veg Fest on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30, at Coffman Memorial Union at the University of Minnesota from 11am to 4pm each day.

Twin Cities Veg Fest is for anyone and everyone – from omnivores to vegetarians and vegans. The festival features a wide variety of exhibitors, speakers, and cooking demos. You can enjoy free food samples, delicious vegan cuisine, fun cooking demos, and inspiring presentations.

And guess what! Twin Cities Veg Fest is free to attend. Learn where your food comes from, how to be a healthy vegetarian or vegan, and why being compassionate benefits everyone -- all for free!

To make the festival even more fun for everyone, we’ll be using even more space at Coffman this year. And we're extending the festival for an additional day. Now there will be not just one but two days to experience all that this Twin Cities Veg Fest has to offer. Save the date now and join us for what is becoming a great Minnesota tradition.

If you're interested in helping to make this event a success, please consider becoming a sponsor today. Applications for exhibitors will be available soon. And please let us know if you're interested in volunteering, too!

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Most of us think that the meat, milk, and eggs that we buy come from animals who have lived happy, healthy lives. However, undercover investigations have revealed a different picture over and over again. Animals on modern farms are routinely treated in ways that would be grounds for felony cruelty charges if applied to a cat or dog. Yet, like cats and dogs, farmed animals have complex emotions including the capacity to suffer.

Compassionate Action for Animals exists to build a truly animal-friendly community in the Twin Cities region. Through outreach, education, and community building, we educate the public about farmed animal suffering and help people move towards a vegan diet. We are a nonprofit organization with a staff of two and more than 150 volunteers.

If you feel moved to advocate for animals, please consider supporting our work by volunteering, donating, or joining us at one of our events. If you’re interested in transitioning to plant-based diet, visit our Veg Resources page where you’ll find recipes and a variety of tips that can help you on your journey towards a more compassionate lifestyle.

Together, we can make a difference for the animals!

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Leaflet with Vegan Outreach

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Distribute Twin Cities Veg Fest Leaflets

Friday, October 28, 2016

Load the Truck for Twin Cities Veg Fest

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - Sunday, October 30, 2016

Twin Cities Veg Fest 2016