Mentors

Mentors

Our goal:

To engage with others to bring forth empathy and compassion towards animals and enable people to match their common moral values with positive actions. We aim to motivate and empower animal rights advocates in order to effectively bring about positive systemic societal change for animals in local communities and around the world.

Annette "God's vegan girl"

Credentials/Affiliations

  • Co-Founder & Organizer – Animal Liberation Action Squad
  • SAVE Movement
  • Direct Action Everywhere
  • Emergency Vegan Action Squad
  • Anonymous for the Voiceless
  • Independent Action Organizer

experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, Change My Mind
  • Leaflet/Tabling – Independent action
  • Vigil: Save Movement, independent action
  • Protest: Starbucks, McDonalds, Sea World, aquarium, rodeo, fur, Climate Strike
  • Disruptions: grocery, restaurants, 
  • March: lead chanter
  • Online: Signs For Change
  • Others: chalktivism, stickering, sanctuary visits, ALC 

Arwen @veganelfprincess

Credentials/affiliations

  • Founder – DxE Raleigh
  • Co-Founder – DxE Asheville
  • Co-Founder & Organizer – DxE Pensacola
  • Direct Action Everywhere, Emergency Vegan Action Squad, Animal SAVE Movement, Anonymous for the Voiceless
  • Independent Action Organizer

Experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, TV Demos, Independent actions
  • Leaflet/Tabling 
  • Vigils: SAVE Movement, independent actions
  • Animal Rescue
  • Sanctuaries: Volunteering, visits, caretaking, and giving tours
  • Protests: Starbucks, McDonalds, aquariums, rodeos, fur stores, Canada Goose, zoos, circuses, puppy stores, farms, slaughterhouses
  • Disruptions: grocery stores, restaurants & fast food, dairy event, private events
  • Marches: organizer, lead chanter
  • Online: Signs For Change
  • Others: chalktivism, stickering, Liberation Pledge, speaking at town hall meeting on behalf of the animals, hosting community events, cooking demos

Dani

credentials/Affiliations

  • PETA volunteer activist
  • Certified Health Coach, Institute of Integrative Nutrition
  • Plant Based Nutritionist, T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies
  • Licensed Esthetician 
  • Public Speaker
  • Independent Action Organizer

experience

  • Outreach:
    Independent actions, PETA campaigning, guest speaker at multiple animal sanctuaries and animal rights events
  • Leaflet/Tabling:  Independent actions, tabling at VegFests and sanctuaries
  • Vigil multiple slaughterhouses in the United States- Texas, Phoenix, California, Hawaii 
  • Protestnearly every kind of way an animal can be harmed or exploited, I’ve publicly protest. My main campaigning has been against Texas A&M’s dog labs, Rodeo Houston, the dairy industry, meat festivals, pet stores
  • Disruptions: various places and events
  • Marches: organizer and speaker in multiple Animal Rights Marches 
  • Onlineadmin of Houston Animal Activism Facebook page
  • Othersinvestigations, nonviolent communication training, PETA action team member, PETA Community Animal Project, and volunteering at sanctuaries. I’ve traveled to 15 states to do activism! My partner, 5 year old son, dog, and cat are all vegan. I’m also a very active human rights activist.

dash

credentials/Affiliations

  • Founder: Podrska foundation:
    Kampala, Uganda
  • Organizer: Anonymous for the voiceless

Experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, Vegan School Outreaches
  • Vegan Community/Public Dialogues 
  • Protests: Dairy and Meat
  • Online Activism: Facebook, Instagram
  • Chalktivism: a fun form of activism that involves spreading vegan and animal rights messages through chalk

Kadie

Credentials/Affiliations

  • Retired Registered Nurse 
  • Primary School Teacher 
  • Founder of Vegan View TV: citizen journalist, reporter, interviewer, videographer 
  • Toastmasters Public Speaking: gold level

experience

  • Activism through music: lyricist, jingle composer, songwriter/rapper/poet of all things vegan
  • Activism through Art: painting t-shirts, painting signs (using upcycled wood, chairs and tables), chalktivism (chalking on roads, bike paths and sidewalks)
  • Creator of Happy Pet Path (bike path activism display)
  • Volunteer: Anonymous for the Voiceless, Happy Vegan Outreachers, Direct Action Everywhere
  • Participant of Animals First on the Second
  • Independent Action Organizer

Kristy

Credentials/Affiliations

  • Founder: Signs For Change
  • Organizer: Anonymous for the Voiceless
  • SAVE Movement, Direct Action Everywhere, Animal Liberation Action Squad ft. VeganEvan, Emergency Vegan Action Squad, Animals First on the Second
  • Independent Action Organizer

experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless,
    Change My Mind, Walktivism
  • Vigil: SAVE Movement, Independent Action
  • Protest: Miami Seaquarium, Climate Strike
  • Disruptions: grocery, restaurants
  • March: photographer, video
  • Online: Animals First on the Second, Signs For Change
  • Others: chalktivism, stickering, sanctuary visits

Lauren

Credentials/Affiliations

  • SAVE Movement
  • Direct Action Everywhere
  • Animal Liberation Action Squad ft. VeganEvan
  • Liberation Pledge
  • Anonymous for the Voiceless
  • Animal Rights, Florida

experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, Change My Mind, Animal Liberation Action Squad Ft. VeganEvan
  • Leaflet/Tabling: Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge, Animal Rights-Florida
  • Vigil: SAVE Movement, Animal Liberation Action Squad Ft. VeganEvan
  • Protest: Circuses, Starbucks, SeaWorld, Puppy Stores, Slaughterhouses
  • Disruptions: Restaurants, malls, and public property (such as busy outdoor shopping areas or parks)
  • Marches: Chanting, singing, carrying signs
  • Online: Signs For Change, sharing content that advocates for animal liberation daily, signing/sharing petitions, creating content involving my activism
  • Others: Sponsoring sanctuary residents, stickering, chalking, volunteering at a farm animal sanctuary, Liberation Pledge, Speak outs 

ZACK

credentials/AFFILIATIONS

  • Independent Action Organizer
  • Operation C.O.W. ~ Change Our World
  • Singer/Rapper/Song Writer
  • Hearts & Minds Tour feat. Vegan Evan
  • Anonymous for the Voiceless, Save Movement, Direct Action Everywhere, Animal Liberation Action Squad ft. VeganEvan, Emergency Vegan Action Squad, Million Dollar Vegan
  • Independent action organizer
  • Occupational Degree of Associate Science in Personal Training

experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, Change My Mind, independent actions
  • Leaflet/Tabling: Veg Fest, Green Peace, Independent action
  • Vigil: Save Movement, independent actions
  • Protests: Anywhere that animals are being exploited 
  • Disruptions: grocery, restaurants, malls
  • Marches: lead chanter, guest speaker
  • Online: Signs For Change, Done With Dairy
  • Others: chalktivism, stickering, sanctuary visits & volunteering, open rescue

MEAT FREE Mikee

credentials/AFFILIATIONS

  • Founder: Vegan Activist Spotlight:
    Southeastern Region USA
  • Organizer: Anonymous for the Voiceless
  • Organizer: Middle GA Vegan Activists
  • SAVE Movement, Direct Action Everywhere, Animal Liberation Action Squad ft. VeganEvan, Emergency Vegan Action Squad, Animals First on the Second
  • Independent Action Organizer

experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, Change My Mind, University/College Guest Speaker
  • Leaflet/Tabling: Vegan Outreach, Macon Vegans, Independent Action
  • Vigil: SAVE Movement
  • Protests: Starbucks, McDonalds, SeaWorld, Aquarium, Rodeo, Fur, Climate Strike
  • Disruptions: groceries, restaurants
  • Marches: lead chanter, show runner, guest speaker
  • Online: Animals First on the Second, Signs For Change
  • Others: chalktivism, stickering, sanctuary visits, Liberation Pledge

Pete "red pill pete"

Credentials/affiliations

  • Found Veganism and became an Animal Rights Activist 3 days later
  • Public Speaker
  • Animal SAVE Movement, Emergency Vegan Action Squad, PETA
  • Curator: Animal Liberation Action Squad
  • Mentor: Challenge22
  • Independent Action Organizer
  • Health/Fitness Oriented *Lost 83lbs

experience

  • Animal Rescues
  • Volunteer at Animal Sanctuary
  • Tour Leader with PETA
  • Anonymous for the Voiceless: Cube of Truth
  • Vigils/Protests with Animal SAVE Movement
  • Independent ‘Change My Mind’/Street Interview Disruptions & Demonstrations
  • March for Animal Rights
  • Cooking Demo/Recipe Creator
  • Leaflet/Tabling
  • Podcast Guest/Video Creator

shannon @Veganevansmom

Credentials/affiliations

  • Co-Founder & Organizer – Animal Liberation Action Squad
  • Director of Parenting & Activism – APlantBasedDiet.org
  • Board Member – Another Chance Ranch Sanctuary
  • Direct Action Everywhere, Emergency Vegan Action Squad, Animal Save Movement, Anonymous for the Voiceless
  • Independent Action Organizer

Experience

  • Speaker at VegFests and Various Events
  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, TV Demos, Change My Mind
  • Leaflet/Tabling 
  • Vigils: Save Movement, independent actions
  • Sanctuaries: Volunteering, visits, care-taking, animal rescues and giving tours
  • Protests: Starbucks, McDonalds, Sea World, SeaQuest, aquariums, rodeo, fur stores, Canada Goose, zoos, circuses, puppy stores, auctios, farms, slaughterhouses
  • Disruptions: grocery stores, restaurants & fast food, dairy farms, climate events and meetings, private events
  • Marches: lead chanter, guest speaker
  • Online: Signs For Change
  • Others: chalktivism, stickering, Liberation Pledge, speaking to commissioners on behalf of the animals, hosting community events, cooking demos

trey morrow

Credentials/affiliations

  • Organizer: Anonymous for the Voiceless: Spartanburg, SC; Animal SAVE: Greenville, SC
  • Administrator: Vegan Activism Events: Southeastern, USA
  • Moderator: Emergency Vegan Action Squad
  • Volunteer: Vegan Outreach Changing Hearts Farm
  • Independent Action Organizer

Experience

  • Outreach/Demonstrations
  • Leafleting/Tabling
  • Vigils/Protests/Speak-outs
  • Disruptions/Marches
  • Video Editing/Online Activism
  • Animal Rescue
  • Panel Moderating
  • Fundraising

victoria

Credentials/affiliations

  • Mentor: Challenge22 
  • Action Team: PETA

experience

  • Social Media: Live-streams, podcasts, creating vegan content
  • Signs for Change
  • Mentoring with Challenge22
  • Writing letters/emails to government and companies/organizations 
  • Liberation Pledge
  • Animals First on the Second 
  • Individual Action Organizer

starr

Credentials/affiliations

  • Founder: Positive healthy Vegan friends on FB. World wide group.
  • Founder: Vegans of Orange County Vegan and Awesome for life.
    Meetup group through
    meetup.com. CA, USA
  • Co-Organizer: Silent March for the Animals in Los Angeles, CA
  • Co-Organizer: music VegFest in Milwaukee Wisconsin.
  • Independent Action Organizer

experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless- leaflet
  • Leaflet/Tabling: Vegan Outreach, independent action, animal protection league. Anonymous
    for the voiceless. Mercy for animals. Peta.
  • Vigil: Save Movement, independent action. Pig vigil- Farmer John
  • Protests: fur, Climate Strike, many restaurants, circus, puppy Mills, slaughterhouses.
  • Disruptions: grocery, restaurants
  • Marches: chanter
  • Online: many different groups talking to people about the importance to go vegan. My own group encouraging vegans to stay vegan and become activist. Plus encouraging others to go vegan.
  • Others: *Promised to speak up for the animals everyday *Owns a vegan mobile. *Healthy Food demonstration by pictures and videos *open rescue *chalktivism *stickering *sanctuary visits *Liberation Pledge *Rescued CA 4 big male Turkeys & 2 Mama chickens the day before Thanksgiving from a small slaughterhouses in HB, CA *Makes own resource cards

ethically.erin

credentials/AFFILIATIONS

  • Organizer: The Youth Climate Save New York
  • Organizer: The Raven Corps Long Island
  • Independent Action Organizer
  • PETA’s Youth Advisory Board
  • PETA’s Students Opposing Speciesism program
  • The Save Movement
  • Anonymous for the Voiceless
  • Long Island Orchestrating for Nature
  • PETA’s Hero to Animals award
  • Nominee of PETA’s Young Animal Activist of the Year award

experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, independent action
  • Leaflet/Tabling: Independent Action
  • Vigil: SAVE Movement
  • Protests: Starbucks, McDonalds, PETCO, Forever 21, slaughterhouse, dog sled race
  • Public Speaking: Coalition for Healthy School Food gala, Veganextravaganza
  • Online: PETA, Signs for Change, The Save Movement, Friday’s for Future
  • Others:  organized at-home protest, pushed to get vegan options in school cafeteria

maria ~ the.effin.vegan

Credentials/affiliations

  • Founder & OrganizerDetroit Vegan Activists
  • Organizer – Animal Save Movement
  • Organizer – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
  • Direct Action EverywhereAnonymous for the Voiceless, Vegan Outreach
  • Independent Action Organizer

Experience

  • Outreach: Anonymous for the Voiceless, Vegan Outreach, Independent actions
  • Leaflet/Tabling: Vegan Outreach, Anonymous for the Voiceless, Animal Save Movement, independent actions
  • Vigils: Save Movement, New Wave Activism, independent actions
  • Protests:
  • Starbucks, Iditarod, Texas A&M University, Butcher shops, Fur carriers, turkey farms, dairy farms, PetCo, Red Lobster, Kroger stores, Canada Goose
  • DisruptionsAquariums, Lobster Fest, Agricultural Fair in Toronto, Eaton Center Mall in Toronto, Chicago Auto Show, Detroit Auto Show, Texas A&M University, restaurants, grocery stores, fur stores, Starbucks.
  • Marches: Lead Chanter, Animal Save Movement Representative
  • OnlineSigns For Change, Windsor-Detroit Animal Save Facebook/Instagram
  • Others: Stickering, animal surrender negotiations, chalktivism, outreach workshops, sanctuary tour guide and lead volunteer, sanctuary event planning committee