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Vegan Congress

Vegan Congress is an activist group, co-founded in 2013 by artists Julie Andreyev , Trudy Chalmers, Beth Carruthers, Jesse Garbe, Carol Gigliotti, Genevieve Raiche-Savoie, and Maria Lantin with the intention to demystify veganism by providing good events and Information Relating to the vegan practice . [1] [2] Currently involving faculty, staff and students at Emily Carr University of Art + Design , Vancouver ; Simon Fraser University , Vancouver; University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna; Dr. Carol Gigliotti, working in the US. The Vegan Congress seeks to provide practical knowledge of the global state of non-human animals with respect to ethics , dietary habits , ecology , agriculture and other forms of production and consumption. [3] The efforts to address these issues are sought after by one or more of a number of other health and environment related organizations, [4] along with striving to promote visibility and the application of ethics to a community. [5]

Mission statement

The mission of the Vegan Congress is to provide awareness and compassionate support for non-human animals and to advocate the practice of mindfulness in the service of eliminating the suffering of all -of-a-life subjects . [6] The group Attempts to obtenir the objective of heightening an awareness of veganism as a form of nonviolent defiance, in defense of the right for non-Human Beings to be Treated with moral commensurate value and not as a resource for gold property of humans. [7]

Activities

The first event hosted by the Vegan Congress was conducted by Chef Preet Marawah. It was held January 22, 2014 at the Digital Studio Intersections at Emily Carr’s University of Art + Design . Preet Marawah is a raw , organic , wholefood chef, CEO and founder of OrganicLives, [8] and formally served as VIP Chef at the United Nations . [9]

References

  1. Jump up^ The Megaphone’s Sean Condon, the Vegan Congress with Julie Andreyev and Trudy Chalmers – for WOC Jan 29 14 ,Winds of Change, Jan 30, 2014
  2. Jump up^ Vegan Congress: Mission Statement ,Vegan Congress Website
  3. Jump up^ Remy Scalza, FREE VEGAN FOOD TASTING AND COOKING DEMO IN VANCOUVER ,Inside Vancouver, Jan 20, 2014
  4. Jump up^ Stephen Hui, Vegan Congress takes form at Emily Carr University of Art + Design ,The Georgia Straight, Jan 16, 2014
  5. Jump up^ Vegan Congress: About ,Vegan Congress Website
  6. Jump up^ Vegan Congress: Mission Statement ,Vegan Congress Website
  7. Jump up^ The Megaphone’s Sean Condon, the Vegan Congress with Julie Andreyev and Trudy Chalmers – for WOC Jan 29 14 ,Winds of Change, Jan 30, 2014
  8. Jump up^ Stephen Hui, Vegan Congress takes form at Emily Carr University of Art + Design ,The Georgia Straight, Jan 16, 2014
  9. Jump up^ Remy Scalza, FREE VEGAN FOOD TASTING AND COOKING DEMO IN VANCOUVER ,Inside Vancouver, Jan 20, 2014

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