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- September 3, 2014
- ARC In Action MeetingARC In Action Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
ARC In Action meetings are held every Wednesday from 7-8pm at our vegan store and ARC headquarters, Ethique Nouveau, located at 317 W. 48th St. in South Minneapolis (on 48th St. between Lyndale and Nicollet). Everyone is welcome - you do not have to be an ARC member to attend. Come out, meet other people who care about animals as much as you do, and see how you can get involved. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail Dallas at email@example.com. at 7:00 pm
- ARC In Action MeetingARC In Action Meeting Time: 7:00 pm
- September 4, 2014
- September 5, 2014
- AETA DiscussionAETA Discussion
Time: 7:00 pm
ARC is the sponsor of this local event for the National Weekend of Action Against the AETA on Friday, September 5 at Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave. S in Minneapolis from 7-8:30pm. The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) makes it illegal for an individual or group to prevent a business or corporation from making a profit from the use of animals. Yet the law is so broadly defined that any successful campaign against an animal industry could lead to charges of terrorism. Authors from the new book The Terrorization of Dissent will discuss the AETA from personal and theoretical perspectives, while also offering ideas as to how we can challenge one of the most unconstitutional laws in U.S. history. Speakers include Sarahjane Blum, Carol Glasser, Anthony Nocella II, David Pellow, and Aaron Zellhoefer. at 7:00 pm
- AETA DiscussionAETA Discussion Time: 7:00 pm
- September 6, 2014
- Protest Exotic Animal RidesProtest Exotic Animal Rides
Time: 10:00 am
Please join us at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival from 10:00am to noon. We will be holding signs, passing out fliers, and educating attendees about why elephant and camel rides are no fun for the animals. The protest location is 3525 145th St W Hwy 169, which is the entrance to the Renaissance Festival grounds in Shakopee. Call ARC at 612 822-6161 if you are interested in carpooling. at 10:00 am
- Linden Hills WoofstockLinden Hills Woofstock
Time: 10:00 am
Visit the ARC booth at the annual Linden Hills Woofstock dog festival on Saturday, September 6 from 10am to 3 pm. We are in booth number 4. The Linden Hills neighborhood center is at 43rd and Upton Ave. S in Minneapolis. at 10:00 am
- Protest Exotic Animal RidesProtest Exotic Animal Rides Time: 10:00 am
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The Animal Rights Coalition operates Ethique Nouveau; a vegan boutique, where all purchases help fund our animal advocacy programs, at 317 W. 48th St. in Minneapolis. The ARC office is located at the same address.
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ARC Outreach: Many Conversations in Many Locations
We focused on Petland at our booth at the Twin Cities Pet Expo on March 23 and 24 at the Convention Center in Minneapolis and distributed nearly 500 copies of our compelling new Petland brochure. Over 300 people signed up to be notified about our twice monthly demonstrations encouraging Petland not to sell live animals.Our Pay Per View Outreach Team educated 88 Normandale College students in Bloomington on March 19 and 72 Riverland Community College students in Austin on April 1 about the suffering of animals used for food. We gave viewers an opportunity to share their thoughts about the movie, asked them to take a vegan pledge, and offered them an opportunity to receive one vegan recipe via email a week and to sign up for our monthly newsletter.
We held Vegan Shopping Tours on March 9 at the Wedge in Minneapolis, on March 10 at Mississippi Market in St. Paul, on April 2 at Cub Foods in Minneapolis, and on April 7 at the Wedge again. At the Wedge’s request, we’ll be doing tours there one Sunday each month from now on.
We held a movie night on April 8 to watch Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home, at the Minnehaha Free Space. This movie is a story of transformation and healing that explores the lives of people who grew up in traditional animal farming culture and who now question the basic assumptions of this way of life.
Dallas Rising, ARC Program Director, was interviewed on KFAI Radio and Animal Wise Radio. The Animal Wise hosts described ARC as “very thoughtful and pragmatic about how they do their work to advocate for animals. They do a lot of boots on the ground networking and informing, trying to show people a different way of being in the world.”