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- October 26, 2014
- Book Release PartyBook Release Party
Time: 2:00 pm
Minnesota Atheists is hosting the release of a new book by Kim Socha called Animal Liberation and Atheism, which is coming out October 7. This will be a great opportunity to meet other freethinkers interested in animal liberation while noshing on vegan goodies. Kim will be discussing the book and signing copies, which will be for sale at the event. Already own a copy - bring it along for her to sign. Event is from 2:00-4:00 pm at Larpenteur Estates Party Room, 1280 Larpenteur Ave W in St Paul. at 2:00 pm
- Book Release PartyBook Release Party Time: 2:00 pm
- October 27, 2014
- Pay Per View at North HennepinPay Per View at North Hennepin
Time: 11:00 am
ARC will be doing Pay Per View tabling at North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota on Monday, October 27 from 11:00am-4:00pm. The Pay Per View program is named for the fact that we pay people $1.00 to view a short video about typical practices on animal farms and in slaughterhouses, answer follow-up questions during a debrief conversation with a trained volunteer, and then send people home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. If you would like to volunteer for future Pay Per View events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at 11:00 am
- Pay Per View at North HennepinPay Per View at North Hennepin Time: 11:00 am
- October 29, 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
- November 1, 2014
- VegKins Halloween PartyVegKins Halloween Party
Time: 1:30 pm
The ARC VegKins group for parents raising veg children will have a Halloween Costume Party on Saturday, November 1 from 1:30-3:30 pm at the Fuller Park Rec Center, 48th St. and Grand Ave. in Minneapolis. The party will include a vegan potluck with Halloween-themed food highly encouraged. RSVP on the VegKins Facebook page with the number of children and adults and what you plan to bring to the potluck. at 1:30 pm
- VegKins Halloween PartyVegKins Halloween Party Time: 1:30 pm
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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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Direct Care is Direct Action!
As interest in “urban farming” spreads, many cities are considering letting residents keep chickens. This presents challenges regarding the quality of their care and will likely lead to a huge increase in abandoned birds. Minneapolis currently tolerates wanton breeding, swapping, and backyard slaughter, all of which are being actively promoted by local urban farming enthusiasts. ARC and Chicken Run Rescue encourage you to take an active role in advocating for chickens and other domestic fowl as this trend continues (view the CRR brochure for more information).
Here’s what you can do:
Sign up as a foster or volunteer with CRR to help care for chickens, consider adopting birds who need homes, and apply for chicken permits.
Become involved in local policy development and standards of care. Lobby for education requirements for permit applicants. Work to ensure that backyard slaughter is prohibited in your city.
Advocate for roosters – 50% of hatched chicks are roosters and they are killed outright, abandoned, or sold to slaughter. Oppose limits and bans on roosters.