Compassionate Times: Twin Cities Veg Living, Issue 2
This annual 12-page magazine is a way for us to share who we are and what we do. You’ll find that our campaigns, programs, values, and mission are represented in its contents. Along with that, the magazine is a useful resource for those moving toward a plant-based diet. It features information that's especially relevant to those who live in the Twin Cities area, and it shows how veg-friendly our community is becoming.
If you haven't seen the magazine yet, you can find it at our tabling events throughout the year or read it online.
Volunteer Training Class
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Compassionate Action for Animals' Volunteer Training Class is a free, daylong workshop that covers how to be an effective advocate for animals, including the basics of animal protection philosophy, information on local and national resources, and an introduction to CAA's approach to speaking up on behalf of farmed animals. This is the same class that we offered in January and October. This class is free to attend, but registration is required. You're welcome to invite your friends using the Facebook event page.
This six hour training is a great opportunity to:
- Meet other activists who care about animals.
- Learn the essentials so you'll be ready to talk to the public about animal issues.
- Learn about different ways that you can help.
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!