To meet the diversity in our society we must embrace it within our field! Our materials on this subject can help you gain a greater understanding of how cultural issues factor into animal welfare.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
The tourists' dream of sun-filled beaches in Puerto Rico masks the harsh reality of neglect and abuse for many of the island's animals.
A few years ago, Karen Good was picking up every stray that crossed her path on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Northwestern Minnesota. It didn't take long, however, for her and a couple of kindred spirits to realize that it wasn't enough.
Growing up in Iran, Fatemeh Motamedi saw stray animals abused and taunted in the streets. In 2002, she helped establish VAFA, the country's first animal shelter.
A shelter outreach campaign in Seattle gets on the bus.
You may not speak Spanish, but chances are a significant segment of your community does'and many of your potential supporters may speak only Spanish. This feature looks at shelters that are reaching out to this growing but still underserved population.
Policies & Programs
This program of Energize, Inc. is offered to animal protection groups free of charge. This training resource offers monthly webinars or self-paced instruction guides in a variety of topics throughout the year, including access to trainers and an immense archive of materials on each subject.