|Enewsletter • October 27, 2010|
Notes from Vegan Outreach
Effective Advocacy, Every Day!
By the time you read this, an Adopt a College activist will have reached this semester’s 400,000th student – even before the end of October!
Next Monday, we’ll be announcing an amazing opportunity for everyone to be a part of this incredible outreach!
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Notes from All Over
Notes from Our Members
your booklet and have stopped
consuming chicken, pork, and beef. I am trying
to stay away from fish, too! I just can’t eat
meat – I can’t look at it the same way
as before! THANKS!
you so much for coming to the
University of Georgia! Two people in my choir
told me they had read the leaflet and were probably
going to cut back on meat. One of them said
she cried, so they are clearly thinking about
the issue now!
day ever at Rowan University,
where George, Depak, Wink, and I reached over
1,600 students! Lots of laughs and conversations
from 7am ’til 11pm – could write a book,
but the bottom line is there are many new vegans
in Glassboro tonight!
planned to leaflet the University
of British Columbia, Vancouver until 11, but
ran out of booklets before 10. Way, way more
people told me they were already vegan than
University of Maine, Orono, a
nice young man stopped to thank me for being
there. He said, “Some people might be apprehensive
or even antagonistic about the information,
but I REALLY appreciate what you’re doing.”
Two people who initially refused a leaflet came
back and said, “I changed my mind; I’ll
Jennifer Gross and I reached
over 900 students at Montana State University,
Billings; I was then able to reach 130 at Rocky
Mountain College in just 40 minutes. At MSU,
one guy took a leaflet and came back again after
he read it. He said he was glad he had not eaten
breakfast yet, and that he wanted to go vegetarian.
I gave him a Guide
and he was very excited.
At Marist College,
Cassandra and I heard many reactions of “Oh,
this is so sad!” and “Aww,
this is going to make me not want to eat meat
anymore!” along with many reporting receiving leaflets
in previous semesters.
leafleting today at Montgomery
College, Takoma Park, as well as Montgomery
Blair High School! I chatted with several receptive
individuals, including a man who would like
to do an interview with me on his public access
TV show. And a group of sympathetic folks stopped
by and leafleted with me for about 10 minutes.