Upcoming Events

CA on Nov 18 : Food Law Student Leadership Summit

As part of the 3-day Food Law Student Leadership Summit at UCLA, General Counsel for Compassion Over Killing, Cheryl Leahy, will be speaking on the “Movers and Shakers in Food Law and Policy” panel Saturday at 12:30pm.

The attorney panel is a perennial favorite amongst Summit attendees, an opportunity for JD students with a passion for food law to hear from bona fide attorneys who have made a career doing work related to food law and policy.


WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 18 12:30pm
WHERE: UCLA School of Law
385 Charles E Young Drive E
Los Angeles, CA 90095
WEBSITE: Schedule and info


AZ on Nov 19 : SouthWest VegFest

Compassion Over Killing is excited to be a part of the first-ever SouthWest VegFest in Phoenix! Investigations Director, Mike Wolf will be speaking on 2 panels:
12:30- Why Vegan?
3:30 – Being an Effective Advocate

Stop by the COK booth to pick up your favorite literature, t-shirts, totes, and stickers! We’ll have an appreciation station so you can share with our investigators currently out in the field. We’ll also have VR, and the opportunity to be part of the Starbucks campaign!

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 19 10am-5pm
WHERE: Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85012
ADMISSION FREE – invite friends!
VOLUNTEER: Sign up here! 


FL on Nov 19 : Space Coast VegFest

Join Compassion Over Killing at the 3rd annual Space Coast VegFest in Cocoa, Florida! This FREE fun-filled day will be full of entertaining speakers, informative booths, and of course, delicious vegan fare!

Stop by the COK booth to pick up your favorite brochures and merchandise! While there, you’ll have the opportunity to send your gratitude to our investigators currently out in the field. We’ll also have virtual reality headsets, and the opportunity to be part of the Starbucks campaign!

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 19 11am-5pm
WHERE: Riverfront Park
401 Riveredge Blvd.
Cocoa, FL 32922
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DC on Nov 23 : Community Veg Friendsgiving Potluck

Join us for a relaxed, family-friendly holiday feast! Femme Fatale DC (FFDC) is opening their doors for the community and, along with DC VegFest and COK, hosting a vegan Friendsgiving potluck on Thanksgiving Day from 1:00pm-5:00pm at FFDC.

Bring at least one vegan dish that serves 8 – 10 people, or you can instead opt to contribute a $20 donation to COK. Please remember a serving utensil for your dish, and an ingredient list so those with allergies can eat safely. Bonus points for those who bring their own place setting!

Doors open at 1:00 and we eat at 1:30pm! See you there!

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 23 1:00pm
WHERE: Femme Fatale DC Cafe
100 Florida Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20002
NoMa Metro (red line)
RSVP: Sign-up or donate here!
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DC on Nov 29 : From the Warsaw Ghetto to a Life of Compassion

COK is excited to co-sponsor this inspiring evening organized by Jewish Veg! Take advantage of this DC opportunity to hear Holocaust survivor and legendary vegan leader, Alex Hershaft, share his dramatic and inspiring journey.

The event will start at 6:30 p.m. with vegan hors d’oeuvres from Shouk, and from supporting partners Equinox Restaurant and DC Vegan Catering, with the program to follow at 7:00 p.m.

WHEN: Wed. Nov. 29 6:30pm
WHERE: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
ADMISSION $10 in advance, $15 at the door
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OR on Dec 6 : COK Benefit Day at No Bones Beach Club



Bring all your friends and enjoy the tastiest meal while helping Compassion Over Killing fund critical work to help farm animals! No Bones Beach Club PDX is generously donating 10% of proceeds to COK all day, Wednesday, December 6th!

WHEN: Wed. Dec 6: 4:00-10:00pm
WHERE: 3928 N. Mississippi
Portland, OR 97227
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MD on Dec. 9: COK’s Holiday Celebration

Join us for an inspirational celebration of all you’ve helped us achieve in 2017! Indulge in a delicious vegan buffet, including Vegan Treats, laugh it up with special guest comedian Myq Kaplan, hear an inspiring talk by COK’s Erica Meier and the moving poetry of Tommy Raskin. Plus, bid on amazing items in silent auction, and we’ll share the best of our love and hate mail for the year!

Hero Happy Hour: Kick off the celebration sooner! Select our Hero Happy Hour tickets to arrive early for an open bar, sweet and savory appetizers, a special gift bag, and a meet-and-greet with former COK investigator Scott David, Myq Kaplan, and more.

WHEN: Sat. Dec 9 at 7pm (6:15pm with Hero Happy Hour ticket)
WHERE: Silver Spring Regional Center, 1 Veterans Pl
Silver Spring, MD 20910
TICKETS:  Tickets must be purchased in advance
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