Why Vegan: Share Your Own Story

When someone asks you why you’re vegan, how do you reply? Dr. Melanie Joy shares why a personal perspective creates a better connection.

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When we speak from the heart, and share our own story, we invite others to see the world through our eyes, and to see veganism from a different, and more empowering, perspective.

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Produced by Beyond Carnism & Vexquisit Studio. Presented by Dr Melanie Joy & Tobias Leenaert.

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The Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy (CEVA) aims to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide. CEVA is a program of Beyond Carnism, a charitable organization dedicated to exposing and transforming carnism, the invisible belief system that conditions people to eat certain animals.

The production and consumption of animals is a leading cause of widespread animal and human suffering and environmental damage. It is enabled by carnism – a global system of oppression. Veganism is the counterpoint to carnism. Increasing the power of the vegan movement is a key to ending carnism.

CEVA aims to strengthen the vegan movement by empowering advocates and organizations. Through  on-site trainings, organizational consulting, grants to qualifying organizations, and a strategy resource center, we seek to increase the effectiveness of vegans and vegan organizations and hence increase the impact of the vegan movement as a whole.

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