Encompass Essays: Pursuing Racial Equity in Animal Advocacy is a collection of essays written by farmed animal protection advocates who are committed to exploring and prioritizing racial diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as we work to create a more just animal protection movement.
From academia to animal advocacy, white supremacy culture permeates liberal spaces. It’s time to turn reflection into action.
Most funders and leaders in the farmed animal advocacy movement are white. That needs to change.
It’s taken me years, but I’m beginning to understand how a white supremacy culture has shaped my life and my advocacy, and how to change this narrative.
Animal liberation won’t happen until Black, Brown, and Indigenous people have equity in the animal protection movement.
To achieve animal rights, we must strive to make ethical decisions aligned with our values and work toward collective liberation for all.
The 12-part series investigates racism in the farmed animal protection movement and examines ways in which movement leaders can cultivate racial equity within their organizations and personally within themselves.
Twenty-first-century advocacy embraces cross-over between issue areas, giving us the best chance for holistic, sustained, transformative justice for all.
Improving the lives of animals is just one part of making the world a better place—to fully accomplish that mission, we must be antiracist as well.
Reflecting upon my history in animal advocacy, I realize that I have undervalued my family’s roots as a key factor in why and how I want to help animals to live a life free from suffering. I’m ready to change the narrative.
The forthcoming collection of narratives examine how a cohort of advocates in the farmed animal movement intend to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion.
A collection of essays written by farmed animal protection advocates who are committed to creating a more just animal protection movement.