|1||2||3 Outreach at Normandale College at 1:00 pm
Dallas Rising, ARC Executive Director will speak to classes at Normandale College in Bloomington about speciesism and veganism.
|4 US Bank/HLS Protest at 12:00 pm
Please join us to protest US Bank, the money behind Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) from noon to 2:00 at US Bank Headquarters, 800 Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis. Without US Bank, we would be celebrating the closure of HLS. We will help to raise awareness of the US Bank role in the killing of 500 animals daily at HLS. We will provide signs and leaflets, but we need you to show up and help us raise awareness about HLS cruelty.
|5 Vegan Handmade Pop-Up Shop at 1:00 pm
Mark your calendar for another vegan market pop-up shop from 1:00-4:00pm at Ethique Nouveau, 317 W 48th St., Minneapolis. Talented vegan artists, crafters, and foodies will be selling their goods within a larger shop and we would love for you to come out and support them. We have jewelry, knitted and crocheted items, henna body art, vegan caramels and other snacks and treats, unique art prints, and more lined up just for you.
|6 Vegan Grocery Shopping Tour at 10:00 am
Are you newly vegan, know someone who is, or looking to expand your plant-based diet? Join Ben Bockover, vegan and a co-op employee, as he guides you on a tour of the Wedge Co-op, 2105 Lyndale Ave S in Minneapolis. You will learn simple tips for reading labels, discover products you overlooked in the past, and have your questions on veganism answered. With help from Ben, you can make health-conscious choices about what you eat. More details and RSVP through Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/ Volunteer Orientation at 10:30 am
Come out and meet other people who care about animals as much as you do. Get an overview of the programs and campaigns we run and figure out what you feel most excited about so we can get you connected with the right folks in our group. The orientation will take place from 10:30-12:30 at our vegan store, Ethique Nouveau, located at 317 W. 48th St. in south Minneapolis. If you have any questions, please email Dallas at email@example.com or call us at 612 822-6161. We hope to see you there!
|7||8 Leafleting at We Day at 2:00 pm
Join the ARC Outreach Team for leafleting at the We Day event at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. We Day is a huge event recognizing teens who have contributed hours of community service for social justice and charitable work. Teens cannot get into this event by purchasing a ticket, they can only earn their way in by volunteering. The event features music, performance, and inspirational speakers and these young people are sure to leave inspired and energized to make positive change in the world. So we need a solid team of people to hand deliver an important message about how they can make a difference for animals - especially when there will be so many smart, sensitive, and passionate youth in one place. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to leaflet and for more info. Carpool drivers are also needed.
|9 Outreach at MCTC at 4:00 pm
Dallas Rising, ARC Executive Director will participate in a panel about eco-feminism from 4-5:30pm in room L3000 at Metropolitan Community and Technical College (MCTC) in Minneapolis. This will be preceded by Pay Per View outreach at the college. Contact Jenna@animalrightscoalition.com if you would like to help with the PPV.
|10||11||12||13 Plant Based Nutrition at 12:00 pm
Are you a junk food vegan? Or new to veganism and want to learn how to eat healthy? Then this workshop is for you. We will cover the basics of a healthy plant-based diet. From the A.N.D. to Vitamin D, we will find out what nutrition really is and how to get it, expose vegan myths, and find out what all that stuff on the back of the package really means. Class will be held at vegan boutique Ethique Nouveau, 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis. RSVP on Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
|14||15||16||17||18 Social Justice Education Fair at 7:30 am
ARC will have a table at the Social Justice Education Fair at South High School, 3131 S. 9th Avenue in Minneapolis, from 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This event is for local educators to learn and share strategies for creating and using social justice approaches in the classroom and schools. ARC will offer resources and ideas about how to include animal rights issues into curriculum, as well as information about alternatives to animal use and captivity in the classroom. Leafleting at Women of Faith at 6:00 pm
Join the ARC Outreach Team for leafleting at the Women of Faith event at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul from 6-7pm. Email email@example.com to leaflet and for more info.
|19 Leafleting at Women of Faith at 8:00 am
Join the ARC Outreach Team for leafleting at the Women of Faith event at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul from 8-9am. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to leaflet and for more info. Dineout at Bambu at 6:00 pm
Please join us for great food at Bambu, 1715 Beam Ave. in Maplewood, MN. Enjoy great food and company. RSVP at Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
|20 Book Discussion at 4:30 pm
Discover the book that laid the foundation for the Abolitionist Vegan Movement.: Animals Property and the Law by Professor Gary Francione. The book argues that the current legal standard of animal welfare does not and cannot establish rights for animals. As long as they are viewed as property, animals will be subject to suffering for the social and economic benefit of human beings. Group will meet at Pizza Luce, 3200 Lyndale Ave. S in Minneapolis from 4:30-6:30. RSVP at Vegan Meetup at http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
|21 Pay Per View in St. Cloud at 9:30 am
ARC will be doing Pay-Per-View Tabling at the Global Social Responsibility Conference at St. Cloud State University on Tuesday, October 21st from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday, October 22nd from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 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 go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. We need YOUR help to make this event a success! Please contact Jenna if you can help: Jenna@Animalrightscoalition.com. Vegan Grocery Shopping Tour at 7:15 pm
Are you newly vegan, know someone who is, or looking to expand your plant-based diet? Join Rose as she guides you on a tour of Mississippi Market, 1500 West 7th Street, St Paul. You will learn simple tips for reading labels, discover products you overlooked in the past, and have your questions on veganism answered. With help from Rose, you can make health-conscious choices about what you eat. We will meet in the classroom just to the right as you enter the store at 7:15. More details and RSVP through Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
|22 Pay Per View in St. Cloud at 9:30 am
ARC will be doing Pay-Per-View Tabling at the Global Social Responsibility Conference at St. Cloud State University on Tuesday, October 21st from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday, October 22nd from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 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 go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. We need your help to make this event a success! Please contact Jenna if you can help: Jenna@Animalrightscoalition.com.
|23||24 Vegan Food Sampling at U of M at 10:00 am
ARC Vegan University will be doing vegan food sampling at the U of M Food Day from 10am-2pm at Coffman Union at the University of Minnesota. The event is to showcase sustainable food systems for all people. Help ARC volunteers as we cook up and serve vegan samples of Gardein Beefless Burgers and Beyond Meat Chicken-less Strips to attendees. This is a fun and easy form of outreach and a great way to get people interested in eating more vegan food. We can use your help cooking up samples, passing out literature about veganism, and talking to people. Please contact Jenna if you can help: Jenna@Animalrightscoalition.com.
|25||26 Ethique Nouveau at VegFest at 10:00 am
Ethique Nouveau, the ARC vegan boutique, will have a table at VegFest at Coffman Union, University of Minnesota, from 10am-4pm.
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