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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September Potluck: Vegan Harvest

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Local Organic ApplesJoin us at the home of Jennifer Swick in Roseville for our September potluck. We invite you to bring a vegan dish to share and encourage you to choose your main ingredients from the glorious bounty of the summer harvest.

Looking for some locally grown ingredients? Try visiting one of the local farmer's markets or one the many co-ops in the area. Or maybe pull something out of your own garden if you have one. Don't feel limited to using only locally grown food, but do explore the possibilities!

To make sure that we have a spectrum of food at the event, please bring a dish according to this fun guideline:

  • If your last name begins with A through H, please bring a main dish.
  • If your last name begins with I through P, please bring side dish.
  • If your last name begins with Q through Z, please bring a dessert.

RSVP on the Facebook event page or email Justin at If you'd like to lend a hand with setup or cleanup, let Justin know.

Also, we'll be organizing a carpool from the CAA Community Space at 2100 1st Avenue South in Minneapolis. You can also contact Justin if you'd like to participate in the carpool, either offering to drive or needing a ride.

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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

Sunday, September 25, 2016

September Potluck: Vegan Harvest

Monday, October 3, 2016

Pay-Per-View at the U!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Tour of SoulSpace Sanctuary