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From 12 June 2005 Issue

The Power of One:
The Twentieth Annual International
Compassionate Living Festival

Book early and save money at the Power of One Conference, and at the same time take advantage of summer airfare sales to Raleigh-Durham International Airport for even further savings!

Save $30! Conference registration is only $129 per person if postmarked by August 31, 2005 -- after that, the price is $159. Registration includes the conference program, exhibit hall and bookstore, and five vegan meals: the Friday evening welcome buffet, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, lunch on Saturday, and the keynote dinner Saturday night. The keynote speakers are:

Ø Tony Banks, who as a member of the British Parliament led the successful passage of the Hunting Act 2004 that outlawed fox hunting. He is now a member of the House of Lords.

Ø John Mackey, vegan CEO of Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket and a driving force behind higher standards in animal welfare.

Additional speakers include Ingrid Newkirk, PETA; Jill Robinson, Animals Asia; Steven Wise, author, Rattling the Cage; Karen and Michael Iacoobo, authors, Vegetarian America, a history; Patrick Kwan, Student Animal Rights Alliance; Lt. Sherry Schlueter, Special Victims & Family Crimes Section, Broward County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office; Carol Buckley, The Elephant Sanctuary; Tom Regan, author, The Case for Animal Rights and Empty Cages; and Kim W. Stallwood, co-executive director, Animals and Society Institute.

For your copy of The Power of One conference brochure, please call (410) 675-4566; email [email protected] ; or visit

A special Scholarship Fund has been established to underwrite attendance by full-time undergraduate and graduate students. Students will be awarded half-price registration on a first-come, first-served basis, based on the fund available. Funds are presently available for more than 50 scholarships! Scholarship applications are available at

The Power of One is the Twentieth Annual International Compassionate Living Festival and is co-produced by the Culture and Animals Foundation and the Animals and Society Institute. The Power of One is at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina from Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9. The Sheraton offers free transportation between the hotel and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

The Power of One is made possible by the Animal Protection Institute, Farm Sanctuary, The Humane Society of the United States, Lantern Books, and the American Anti-Vivisection Society.

See you there!

Kim W. Stallwood
Co-executive Director
Animals and Society Institute
Email: [email protected]
(410) 675-4566

Tom Regan and I look forward to seeing you at "The Power of One" conference in Raleigh/Durham, NC October 7-9. Registration information at

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