Entries by unny

Interview with Hope for the Animals

I was recently interviewed on Hope for the Animals! I talk about my story of how I got involved, what we need in future animal advocacy conferences, what I’m hopeful for, and much more. I also talked to Hope about the Our Wellness and Liberation (OWL) retreats that I’m co-hosting next month (February, 2021). These […]

Our Wellness and Liberation Virtual Meditation Retreats

I am organizing two virtual meditation retreats for animal advocates. The first one, on February 20, is the local retreat for folks in the Twin Cities, Minnesota area. The second one, for folks anywhere, is on February 27. Here’s a description of the retreats: During the winter of 2020-2021, we may experience ongoing suffering, anxiety, […]

My thoughts about activism and wellness

I was recently interviewed by Carly on her podcast, Consciously Clueless! Please take a listen. I have so much in common with Carly and it was great to have such an easy conversation about so many things I like to talk about. I talk about my life, spirituality, social change, and why I do what […]

In Memory of Kenny Feldman

In 2013, I helped organize a concert in memory of Kenny Feldman at Twin Cities Veg Fest. Here’s what I wrote about Kenny and the concert: I’m pleased to have worked with Carole and Stan Feldman to present the Twin Cities Veg Fest concert in memory of Kenny Feldman. Kenny was a close friend of […]

How My Cultural Identity Informs My Animal Advocacy

In this essay, I reflect on my experiences as an activist of color in a white-led, Western-focused animal liberation movement. My critical essay gives insight into the limitations of white-focused spaces through reflections on my Indian roots and their influence on his activist work and emphasizes the importance of funding and supporting activist leaders of the […]

Great Conference Presentations

What’s the best way to structure a conference presentation? I champion facilitated workshops that engage people with different learning styles. Introduction I previously wrote about how to make the Animal Rights National Conference more effective. In that blog post, I tried to include every suggestion I thought the Animal Rights National Conference could improve! Some […]

Invitation to Join Me

You are invited to watch me do the Hopkins Royal Triathlon. This is the third time I’ve done the triathlon. It’s really meaningful to me if you can support me by being present and cheering for me. The triathlon takes place the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. All three disciplines have meaning for me.  I […]

My birthday

October 20 is my birthday, and my dad’s, too. I will be visiting Rooster Redemption with my family to celebrate. Can you make a donation to support rescued birds? Additionally, I invite you to do some other acts. I hope these things can benefit you, me, and everybody. Consider doing any of the following: make […]

New Job!

I started a new job as a part time Fundraising Strategist for GiveMN! I will be coaching organizations on fundraising, and facilitating fundraising trainings. I’m really excited to do this work! Since May, I have co-facilitated trainings with GiveMN sporadically and it has been incredibly fun and interesting! I’m glad I have the opportunity to […]