Pet ownership crosses all geographic, racial and socioeconomic boundaries, but access to information and services does not. Institutional bias and systemic inequality have impacted pets in ways you may not realize and there is a great need in our field to understand and deepen the connection between social, racial, and economic justice and animal welfare. Discover what this could mean in your community and how it should inform your organization’s programming.
- Amanda Arrington | Senior Director, Pets for Life, The Humane Society of the United States
- Gabrielle Chapman | Senior Analyst, Social Justice, Pets for Life, The Humane Society of the United States
- Lori Hensley | Director of Operations, Beyond Fences
Wednesday, July 22 | 12:15 to 12:55pm Reaching Underserved Communities Standard