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Antiracism in Animal Advocacy
Igniting Cultural Transformation
Jasmin Singer
ISBN: 9781590566480
Book (Paperback)
Lantern Publishing & Media, Lantern Publishing & Media
5 x 8
216 pages
September 21, 2021


Twelve essays on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in animal advocacy.

Antiracism in Animal Advocacy: Igniting Cultural Transformation
is a collection of writings by farmed animal protection advocates who are committed to exploring and prioritizing racial diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as they work to create a more just animal protection movement. The essayists were all attendees of the 2020 inaugural Encompass DEI Institute.

Essays include:

  • “From Speaking Up for Animals to Becoming an Antiracist,” by Rachel Huff-Wagenborg

  • “Using Research and Data to Create an Inclusive Animal Rights Movement,” by Brooke Haggerty

  • “How My Cultural Identity Informs My Animal Advocacy,” by Unny Nambudiripad

  • “Animal Advocates: It’s Time We Move from Performance to True Antiracism,” by Aryenish Birdie

  • “Oppression without Hierarchy: Racial Justice and Animal Advocacy,” by Michelle Rojas-Soto

  • “How Racism in Animal Advocacy and Effective Altruism Hinders Our Mission,” by Michelle Graham

Jasmin Singer is the cofounder and cohost of Our Hen House, an award-winning media nonprofit that produces podcasts that aim to change the world for animals. She is the author of The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan and Always Too Much and Never Enough: A Memoir. Encompass aims to make the farmed animal protection space more equitable by working with organizations to operationalize racial equity and with advocates of the global majority by helping them cultivate their leadership potential.
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