Animal Writes
17 May 2000 Issue
Peace for the New Millennium: Conference on Non-Violence to all Creatures

SPEAK (Supporting and Promoting Ethics for the Animal Kingdom) will host Peace for the New Millennium: Conference on Non-Violence to all Creatures, Saturday, July 8, 2000, 9:00am - 5:00pm at the Dominican Conference Center, 7200 W. Division, River Forest, IL.

The conference features nine speakers including:

* Chris DeRose, President, Last Chance for Animals and author of In Your Face.

* Ingrid Newkirk, President, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and author of

Save the Animals! 101 East things You Can Do and Free the Animals.

* Dr. Tom Regan, President, The Culture and Animals Foundation, and author of

The Case for Animal Rights and The Struggle for Animal Rights.

* Dr. Ken Shapiro, President, Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals,

and author of Animal Models of Human Psychology.

Topics include compassionate living, humane education, the no-kill movement, the importance of street activism, and the link between human and animal violence. A vegan (strict vegetarian) lunch is included and conferees can participate in a Peace for the Planet and her Creatures Meditation exercise. Exhibit tables by related non-profit organizations and vendors will be available.

ALL NAMES WILL BE HELD AT THE DOOR. Advance registration is $40 if postmarked by July 1st. Registration at the door is $50, but will not include lunch. Overnight accommodations are also available. For additional information contact SPEAK, PO Box 643221, Chicago, IL 60664-3221 or call 773-925-1277. E-mail is [email protected].

SPEAK (Supporting and Promoting Ethics for the Animal Kingdom) is a national humane education speakers bureau. Our speakers offer presentations on animal welfare animal rights, and environmental issues in elementary schools, high schools, colleges, universities, civic, and community organizations. SPEAK can be viewed on the Internet at, and emailed at [email protected] 

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