AR in Japan / PETA2’s Jason Bayless

First, we speak with author and environmentalist Sakae Hemmi of the Elsa Nature Conservancy from Japan who joined us August 30th to discuss the dolphin hunt. In this interview, Sakae discusses the state of the general animal protection movement in Japan. Then Jason Bayless, senior youth outreach specialist with PETA2, a youth marketing and resource branch of the People … Continue reading

Activism Through Entertainment Part II: Compassionate “Veg-ucation” and Veggie Video Games!

Join us for the second exciting installment of Activism Through Entertainment featuring: Kerry Lea who directs a performing troupe of vegetarian/vegan kids; and Johnathan Skinner, President and Founder of Veggie Games, Inc., creator of the video game, Steer Madness, and a founder of Vegan Voices, a Vancouver-based animal rights group. Karen Davis of United Poultry Concerns also gives us … Continue reading

Dr. Kenneth Shapiro on childhood abuse of animals

Dr. Shapiro, founder and editor of Society and Animals: Journal of Human-Animal Studies, will share his insights into the reasons kids hurt animals, precursors to abuse, ideas for prevention, techniques for treatment, and connections between human and animal violence. He will also tell us about the innovative AniCare Child materials developed through the Society & Animals Forum. … Continue reading

Raising Vegan Children with Erin Pavlina plus Veggie Songs from Bob Pyle

Interviews with Erin Pavlina, editor of VegFamily Magazine and author of Raising Vegan Children in a Non-Vegan World, and singer-songwriter Bob Pyle. Erin Pavlina is the Editor of, a web-based magazine, and the author of Raising Vegan Children in a Non-Vegan World. This positive and practical book addresses many of the challenging questions parents may have as they … Continue reading

Music to Make You Giggle & Tasty Summer Fare

Music to Make You Giggle & Tasty Summer Fare

Please join us for a conversation and live performance with Hamilton-based TURKEY Rhubarb, a musical group geared towards children. We’ll hear about why they sing music for kids, as well as find out more about their multi-lingual singing abilities. According to the group, they “sing in English, French and Spanish; and perform traditional children’s songs from … Continue reading