Compassionate Living Program
Launched in March 2005, the Compassionate Living program provides an opportunity to examine and present different topics related to vegetarian living, education, and advocacy via speakers, discussions, and films. These events are typically held on the 2nd Sunday, but check event calendar to confirm event details and location.
Please show your support for these events by attending, and please, bring along a friend or two or seven.
Jan - Book Discussion: Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy by Matthew Sculley
Feb - Presentation: History of Animal Rights with Jack Norris
Mar - Book Discussion: Vegan Freaks
Feb 12 - Book Discussion: Animal Liberation by Peter Singer
March 12 - Presentation: "Use the Law, Help the Animals" with Virginia Handley (podcast archive)
April 9 - Presentation: Inside an Open Rescue with Christine Morrissey
May 14 (rescheduled to 7/22) - Book Discussion: The Pig Who Sang to the Moon by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Jun 11 - Outreach at Haight Street Fair! Put your Compassion in Action!
July 9 - Presentation: Heart Smart Cooking - Cooking with Compassion and Good Health
Aug 20 - Book Discussion: The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter by Peter Singer and Jim Mason
Sep 17 (note date change) - Presentation: Effective Communication for Veg*n Advocacy, Family & Friends
Oct 1 (note date change) - World Farm Animals Day
Nov 12 - Book Discussion: Living Among Meat Eaters : The Vegetarian's Survival Handbook by Carol Adams
March 6 - Presentation: Erik Marcus, Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money
April 3 - Discussion: Outreach Strategies
May 1 - Presentation & Discussion: Tabling Tips & Techniques
June 5 - Presentation: California Animal Agriculture: Facts & Fallacy
July - Presentation & Discussion: Meat Market and advocacy strategies
August 7 - Presentation: Effective Communication for Veg*n Advocacy, Family & Friends
September 24 - Presentation: Opening Cages and Opening Minds: The Campaign against the Battery Cage
October 2 - Presentation: Campaigning for the Animals: The Whole Story