Animal Advocacy Volunteer Training Class

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Compassionate Action for Animals says
Compassionate Action for Animals' Volunteer Training Class is a free, day-long workshop that covers how to be an effective advocate for animals, including the basics of animal protection philosophy, information on local and national resources, and an introduction to CAA's approach to speaking up on behalf of farmed animals. This is the same class that we offered in February and June.

This class is free to attend, but registration is required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-training-class-october-2015-tickets-18212846113]

This six hour training is a great opportunity to:

* Meet other activists who care about animals.
* Learn the essentials so you’ll be ready to talk to the public about animal issues.
* Learn about different ways that you can help.
* The training includes a free lunch. We have room for just 15 attendees, so please register today to save a spot.

Instructor biographies:

With over 40 years of combined animal advocacy experience CAA trainers are prepared to make sure you are prepared.

Shannon Kimball

Shannon Kimball has been involved in animal advocacy for 20 years as an artist, organizer, fundraiser, and speaker. He is the program coordinator for Compassionate Action for Animals’ humane education program, Bridges of Respect and a certified Minneapolis public schools volunteer. Humane education examines the challenges facing the planet from human oppression and animal exploitation to materialism and ecological degradation by augmenting curricula at all levels of education with information for creating a safe world for all. Shannon’s presentations on animal exploitation have reached thousands of students ranging from 6th grade language arts classes to college ethics courses. He presents regularly at the University of Minnesota, Normandale College, and St Cloud University, as well as dozens of middle and high schools around the Twin Cities. In addition, Shannon offers training courses for anyone who wants to find their voice for animals.

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at St. Catherine University in Saint Paul, where he regularly teaches courses on animal ethics and on the ethics of eating animals in particular. Jeff also volunteers for and serves on the board of directors of Compassionate Action for Animals.

Freeman Wicklund

Freeman Wicklund has been active in animal protection in a variety of ways for over a quarter of a century. He started Compassionate Action for Animals’ human education program Bridges of Respect and has given thousands of presentations on animal protection to classrooms and community groups. He has worked for Bridges of Respect, the Institute for Humane Education, PETA, and Mercy For Animals. He helped start the open rescue movement in the United States by organizing the first open rescue at an egg facility and by training other groups on how to conduct their own open rescues.
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