Recap of community dialogue on using the internet to create a stronger movement

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Recap of community dialogue on using the internet to create a stronger movement

This past weekend we held the third in our “A Powerful Voice” dialogue series. This one was focused on the question: “How can we use the internet to create a stronger and more effective animal rights movement?” 20 activists came out to discuss this issue in Radha’s beautiful space. All of the conversations were great,


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Eyes Wide Open Film Screening – Nov 20

In January, we screened Earthlings and attracted 150 attendees. A lot of the people went away with their hearts and minds opened up about the extent of cruelty inflicted on animals. A high school teacher became vegetarian and started talking about animal rights to his students every chance he has. A long time quiet vegetarian


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Building a strong animal rights movement, online

One part of Liberation BC’s mission is to provide support and build a strong community of effective animal advocates. To that end we’ll be hosting a dialogue/workshop on “How can animal rights activists use the internet to create a stronger movement?” This is the next in the “A Powerful Voice” Animal Rights Community Dialogue Series.


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Vancouver Walk for Farm Animals

Yesterday, on a beautiful sunny day, more than 70 compassionate people joined in the Walk for Farm Animals. The Walk is a fundraiser to benefit Farm Sanctuary, a wonderful organization based in the United States that rescues and cares for farmed animals – as well as doing a great deal of advocacy work. Here is


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Thanksgiving turkey leafleting dates announced

Here are the dates for our annual turkey leafleting. We will be handing out copies of our “Talking Turkey” leaflet to commuters during rush hour on these dates: Sep 27 – 4:30-5:30pm – Burrard station Sep 28 – 4:30-5:30pm – Cambie & Broadway Sep 29 – 4:30-5:30pm – Granville & Broadway Sep 30 – 4:30-5:30pm


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Speaking out for animals at Davie Day

Last weekend we spent the whole day on Saturday at Davie Day, the West End’s community festival. It’s really a great event, with just about the whole length of Davie Street closed for the entire day. We had our booth with lots of information about choosing a more compassionate and ethical lifestyle, and there were


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Building community through online information sharing: what are your ideas?

Do you ever want there to be a website with a listing of all of the local animal rights groups, events, and volunteer opportunities? I’ve been to countless events and been in even more conversations with people where this subject comes up. Many people want to see some sort of centralized information hub where events,


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Animal Rights Day 2010

Yesterday, the Vancouver Humane Society hosted our city’s 28th annual Animal Rights Day with a free event at the art gallery.  We were there, as well as the Vancouver Rabbit Rescue Association, Hearts on Noses, and SAINTS. It was fun to talk to other local animal advocacy groups and to catch up with old friends–and


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Vegan bake sale for UVic rabbits

Liberation BC organized a vegan bake sale after UVic announced that it will give activists until the end of July to rescue all the campus rabbits before starting a mass cull. The bake sale took place at 3G Vegetarian Restaurant last night.  We received three $1000 matching donations from individual donors and a donation of


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“Open Space” at Our Hen House

Liberation BC’s Glenn recently had a guest post published at one of our favourite blogs, Our Hen House.  The topic?  Open Space workshops, and how we can use them to help animals. Everyone is invited to write down a topic or question that they would like to address, and post their topic up on the


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