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#271 Old 01-23-2008, 10:35 AM
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Hello from another Richmonder! I moved here from Alexandria almost 4 years ago. Richmond is a much easier pace for me!
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#272 Old 01-30-2008, 02:53 PM
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#273 Old 02-04-2008, 11:51 AM
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You are cordially invited to attend

United Poultry Concerns 8th Annual Conference

on the topic of

Cage Free, Animal Friendly, Go Vegan -Whats the Problem?







Saturday, March 29 - Sunday, March 30, 2008



This conference asks: Is there a confliict between working for welfare reforms and urging people to stop viewing animals as edibles and go vegan? Should activists work to reduce the suffering of billions of chickens and other animals who will never live to see a vegan world, or is such work counterproductive - a moral betrayal of animals? And what about terms like "humane meat," "compassionate standards," and "victory"? - What message do they send to the public? We invite you to join the discussion and hear what leaders from within the animal advocacy movement have to say about these issues.



Early Registration: $80. After March 15: $95



To registers, send check or money order to

UPC, PO Box 150, Machipongo, VA 23405.

Or register by credit card at www.upc-online.org/Forums/08forumreg.html



The Saturday session will be held at the Norfolk Hilton in Norfolk, Virginia. The Sunday session will be held at United Poultry Concerns' headquarters & sanctuary in Machipongo, Virginia. Continental breakfasts and vegan luncheons will be served both days. Transportation will be arranged from Norfolk to Machipongo on Sunday for those without cars.



Saturday, March 29 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hilton Norfolk Airport Hotel

1500 North Military Highway ï Norfolk, Virginia 23502

Phone: 757-466-8000 * Toll Free: 800-422-7474

Room Reservation: $99 per night



Sunday, March 30 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

United Poultry Concerns

12325 Seaside Road * Machipongo, Virginia 23405

Phone: 757-678-7875



SPEAKERS:

Karen Davis, President of United Poultry Concerns

Harold Brown, President of Farm Kind

Bruce Friedrich, Vice President of PETA

Patty Mark, President of Animal Liberation Victoria in Australia

Christine Morrissey, Director of East Bay Animal Advocates (California)

Roberta Schiff, President of Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society (New York)

Paul Shapiro, Senior Director of HSUSs Factory Farming Campaign



Presentations will be videotaped by Neil & Annie Hornish of the Compassionate Living Project



On Saturday evening, UPC members Doreen and Jim Dykes will host a wonderful buffet dinner for all participants in their lovely home in Virginia Beach.



Learn More About the Speakers' Positions



PDF of this announcement
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#274 Old 02-09-2008, 04:19 AM
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Now that each state has its own forum I'll be closing the state threads. Please continue any discussion by starting a new thread in this forum. Thanks!

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