The Animal Rights National Conference has praised vegan celebrity Miley Cyrus for speaking out for animals, offering her their 'Celebrity Advocate Award'.
The event - #AR2018 - is the largest animal rights conference in the world & brings together over 1600 animal activists, food vendors, exhibitors, speakers, & organizations.
Every year the conference honors 'exceptional people' in the movement at awards banquet.
In a statement to Plant Based News, event organizers said: "The 'Celebrity Advocate Award' is given to a celebrity that has used their powerful voice to strengthen the movement.
"In the past, this award has been given to activists such as Alicia Silverstone, Moby, James Cromwell, Casey Kasem, Jackson Galaxy, & Bill Maher.
"This year the conference is hoping to award singer & activist Miley Cyrus for her amazing work promoting animal rights at the banquet on Saturday, June 30."
Miley Cyrus was voted one of the most influential vegans. Subscribe to PBN's YouTube Channel here
Describing Miley Cyrus as 'a strong voice for the animals', the organizers add that she 'not only talks the talk, but walks the walk of the vegan lifestyle'.
They add: "FARM Animal Rights Movement will continue to reach out to Miley in hopes that she will see their offer & accept the reward which she so greatly deserves."
The Animal Rights 2018 National Conference is happening in Los Angeles at the Gateway Sheraton Hotel on June 28 to July 1.
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