Introducing Peppermint Patties for Pigs Peace

Dear Readers, In celebration of one year of blogging, and because Pigs Peace is in desperate need of donations, I’m launching a donation drive page for Pigs Peace at Serenity in the Storm. If you’ve been reading the blog for the last year, you’ll know about my love affair with Pigs Peace Sanctuary. We’ve been volunteering there […]

Great Projects: Animal Rights 2012 Conference Recap, Part 3

I learned about some new-to-me amazing projects at the AR conference last week. They are all working to make change in really creative ways. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Okay, so this organization is not new-to-me, but I love the work they do so much, I had to feature them here: Established in 1977, Sea […]

Fundraising Tips (or Animal Rights Conference 2012 Recap, Part 2)

You can read part 1 of the Animal Rights Conference Recap from yesterday here. One of the sessions I attended at the conference was on fundraising. I jotted down lots of great tips to understanding fundraising for a nonprofit organization and I thought it might be of interest to some of you who might be […]

Animal Rights 2012 Recap Part 1

No post for the last week! I have just had the most wonderful week away from my computer. It started out by flying into Baltimore. My sister Lucy picked me up from the airport early Tuesday morning. We spent all day Tuesday, Wednesday and some of Thursday hanging out and it was a blast. We […]

Meatless Mondays: A Radical Move?

I’m sure many of you are familiar with Meatless Mondays, an international campaign to encourage people to refrain from consuming meat one day a week in order to curb their environmental impact. Overall, I think this is a pretty good initiative–it tends to get people who would otherwise never consider eating vegetarian more frequently to […]

Picturing Death: Photography as Activism

Talk about a powerful and heartbreaking form of activism. Taiwanese photographer, Tou Yun-Fei spent two years documenting last moments of stray dogs before they were scheduled to be put to death in shelters. 70% of dogs in shelters in Taiwan are killed within 12 days of arriving at the shelter.   In a formal portraiture style common in […]