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Njara Alert: Philly Conference for Grassroots AR Activists

Mid-Atlantic Animal Rights Coalition Presents
1st Annual Symposium for Local Activism

“Working Together to Empower Grassroots Activists”

Saturday, September 15, 2007
12pm – 6pm
The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
www.TheRotunda.org (directions)

* Free to the Public *
* Free Vegan Snacks and Beverages *
Vegan meals for sale by The Daily Vegan

Followed by Public Eye: Artists for Animals’ “Veggie Cabaret” from 8-10pm, featuring cartoonist Dan Piraro. Tickets $15 – www.publiceyephilly.org for Veggie Cabaret info/tickets

Symposium Overview: Bringing together local activists and advocates, this symposium will facilitate a deeper understanding of the challenges confronting the grassroots animal rights community today to help build a stronger regional activist network. Panels composed of experienced local activists and experts will examine topics of mutual interest and field questions from the audience.

Panel Topics
– The Grassroots Animal Rights Movement- Past/Present/Future
– Legal Questions & Issues Facing Grassroots Groups/Activists
– Effectively Using the Media to Support Our Cause
– Helping Each Other Become Better Activists

Informal Networking, 12-1pm
Panel Discussions, 1-6pm
Seating limited. Contact maarc_1@yahoo.com or call 302-368-0136 to RSVP.

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MAARC Member Groups (www.maarc.net): Baltimore Animal Rights Coalition (MD); Coalition for Animals (NJ); Compassion for Animals, Respect for Environment (PA); Delaware Action for Animals (DE); God’s Creatures Ministry (NJ); Hugs for Puppies (PA); New Jersey Animal Rights Alliance (NJ); Mobilization for Animals (PA); Public Eye: Artists for Animals (PA)