Entries by unny

Room (Was) Available

I have a room to rent in my townhome! Please contact me if you’re interested and tell anybody you know who might be interested. As of June 8, 2019, it is filled again.

Donor Training!

On Thursday, May 16, I will be co-facilitating a Donor Meetings one-to-one training! Follow the link to register. Here’s why you’ll want to come: One-on-one meetings are an essential tool in fundraising. Asking for money at an in-person meeting is incredibly effective, and getting to know your donors through one-on-one meetings is one of the […]

Our Wellness And Liberation (OWL) Retreat

I’m excited to announce I’m co-planning a retreat for animal advocates this June! It will be held June 28-30 at the Metta Meditation Center in Janesville, Minnesota. See more on the website, and sign up to receive an email when the registration opens!

Festival and fasting

Earlier this month at Twin Cities Veg Fest Dave Rolsky, Matt Mackall, and I were awarded the Kenny Feldman Animal Advocate Award. We are co-founders of Compassionate Action for Animals, the organization that hosts the festival. Kenny was a good friend of mine and was the inspiration for my involvement in social justice. He cared […]

Thoughts About the Animal Rights National Conference 2018

I attended the Animal Rights National Conference in Los Angeles, California a few weeks back. I have attended this conference several times, starting in 2007. Here were some of the highlights for me: In previous conferences I had responsibilities such as staffing and managing a table in the exhibit hall, speaking (I gave presentations about how to plan a […]

Wellness Day for Animal Advocates Recap

On Sunday, March 4, 2018, I hosted a Wellness Day for Animal Advocates at the People’s Movement Center in Minneapolis. Inspiration There were two inspirations to create this event: A year after advocating for animals, I decided to devote my life to this cause. I sensed that it would take a lifetime to make significant changes […]

Unny’s participation in animal advocacy

I am looking forward to attending the Animal Rights National Conference this week! At around this time last year, it became clear that I didn’t have the clarity I needed to start a new animal advocacy organization. And I have not taken an ongoing leadership position in the movement since leaving Compassionate Action for Animals […]