Life as a COK Intern: Radhika and Sajani

Stuart McDonald Blog, Outreach

Compassion Over Killing’s outreach internship provides an opportunity for students in the Washington, DC area to get involved in animal rights activism and learn what it’s like to work at a nonprofit. Interns take on all kinds of essential projects, like planning and taking part in local outreach events, writing for TryVeg.com, leafleting, and even helping to organize COK’s massively …

COK’s 10th Annual DC VegFest Bringing Food and Fun September 15

Compassion Over Killing Staff Events, Outreach, Veg Eating

Compassion Over Killing (COK) is proud to present our 10th annual DC VegFest on Saturday, September 15, 2018! Hosted outdoors at famed Yards Park in the nation’s capital, the DC VegFest is a free fun-filled festival of food, music, education, and inspiration with more than 20,000 attendees joining the celebration each year.    Thousands of festival-goers – vegans and pre-vegans alike …

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COK Video Tours Take Thousands ‘Beyond The Lies’ of Animal Ag

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Campaigns, Outreach

Compassion Over Killing (COK) has just wrapped up its summer Beyond The Lies tours, and we are proud to announce that with your support for this new COK program, our crews have connected with nearly 12,500 people in 36 cities across the nation on Vans Warped Tour and across California, opening up meaningful dialogue about the shocking truth of how …

Inspiring Quotes in Honor of Black History Month

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In honor of Black History Month, we are celebrating and sharing these moving and words from inspiring individuals. We hope that these quotes help empower you to lift your voice, and those of others, for compassion for all! “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King “Because I’m …

6 Easy Things You Can Do for Animals in the New Year

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Blog, Campaigns, Outreach, Veg Eating

When it comes to making the world a better place for animals, there is so much to be done that it’s easy to lose yourself in “shoulds.” Think: I should be attending outreach events, I should be eating a completely vegan diet, I should be converting everyone I know into an advocate … and so on. You could spend all day thinking …

Liam Hemsworth & Paul Wesley Speak Out Against Hormel’s High Speed Slaughter!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog, Outreach, Uncategorized

Earlier this month, COK released a powerful new undercover video exposing horrors for pigs inside a slaughter plant that exclusively supplies Hormel, the makers of SPAM. This facility is one of five in the US operating under a USDA-approve pilot program — known as HIMP — that allows for faster slaughter speeds and fewer on-site government inspectors. What we found is …

DC VegFest 2015: A Shining Success!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Events, Outreach, Veg Eating

On October 3rd, more than 10,000 people joined us to celebrate the many joys of vegan eating at our 7th annual DC VegFest in the nation’s capital. Despite some rain and cloudy weather, the crowds were shining with smiles as they began lining up two hours early to get a free, fully-loaded commemorative tote bag! Kicking off the event with …

Campaign Update: Starbucks & Vegan Food Options!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Outreach, Veg Eating

Oct. 2017 UPDATE: In response to consumer demand, Starbucks has been brewing up new vegan items in select stores! Read the sweet progress and find out how to get more vegan treats in your hometown! Starbucks was one of the first national coffee chains to offer soy milk, and in the past year, the company has also added coconut milk …

Meatless Monday Momentum: NYC Council Introduces Resolution!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog, Campaigns, Outreach, Veg Eating

The New York City Council just took a momentous step that could make the Big Apple the next – and the largest – city in the US  to officially embrace and endorse Meatless Monday. Last Thursday, on the steps of City Hall, over 50 people rallied in support of this healthy-eating initiative, including Jane Velez-Mitchell and NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal who …