Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 28, 2014
Animal Rights Academy will host a full day of workshops, led by various facilitators, at Wishing Well farm sanctuary about one hour drive north of Toronto.
Suggested donation for Wishing Well farm sanctuary: $10 to $20. Students and unemployed are free. No one will be turned away. Registration is not necessary
It’s a full day of speakers and discussions with like-minded folks, a real community building exercise in a natural beautiful setting amid animal friends.
Schedule of workshops and speakers for Sept. 28
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Morning Workshops
(A) Feminism, ableism, and animal rights, led by Vittoria Lion
(B) Climate justice, biodiversity, and animal rights, led by Paul York
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch and plenary session
Keynote speakers are Liz White and Harold Brown
The lunch is potluck format (please bring something if you can); must be vegan
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Afternoon workshops
(A) Bearing witness and nonviolence philosophy, led by Anita Krajnc
(B) Thinking about vicarous carnist apologetics, led by Paul Bali
(C) Common arguments for vegan outreach/against carnism; in this workshop we will role play vegan doing outreach, to show how it’s done (facilitators tba)
Attendees are welcome to wander from one workshop to another if they wish
About the facilitators: Vittoria Lion is an honours student in religious studies at the University of Toronto and co-organizer of Animal Rights Academy; Paul York is a lecturer at University of Toronto and co-organizer of Animal Rights Academy; Paul Bali is a lecturer in philosophy at Ryerson University; Anita Krajnc is founder and organizer of Toronto Pig Save/Cow Save; Harold Brown is an internationally known AR activist and one of the stars of the film Peaceable Kingdom and a frequent guest speaker at AR events; Liz White is founder of Animal Alliance and has led and organized numerous campaigns for animals for decades. All the facilitators are dedicated animal rights activists.
Thank you to Brenda Bronfman for generously lending the space and Harold Brown for agreeing to travel here to speak.