Resource Center

Our resource center provides the most up-to-date materials to help vegan advocates improve their communication, strategic thinking, sustainability, and relational skills. We update this section regularly, so please check back to stay informed.

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    Managing to Change the World

    Alison Green and Jerry Hauser

    Leaders of today’s nonprofit organizations need to know how to turn their missions and strategies into real world impact, and that’s what Managing to Change the World is all about.

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    The Management Center

    The Management Center helps leaders working for social change build and run more effective organizations.

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  • Video

    Powerarchy: The Psychology of Oppression

    Melanie Joy

    Dr. Melanie Joy explains why we tend to think of some individuals or groups as more worthy of moral consideration—of being treated with integrity—than others and how we can use this understanding to help create a more compassionate and just world. Learn more at powerarchy.org.

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    Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

    Simon Sinek

    Simon Sinek helps people become more inspired at work and, in turn, inspire their colleagues and customers.

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    Fundraising for Social Change

    Kim Klein

    Fundraising for Social Change is the preeminent guide to securing funding, with a specific focus on progressive nonprofit organizations with budgets under $5 million.

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    Headspace

    This app provides everyday mindfulness and meditation for stress, anxiety, sleep, focus, fitness, and more.

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    The Five Minute Journal App

    Journaling has many benefits, and The Five Minute Journal app makes it easy to do on the go.

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    The Power of Now

    Eckhart Tolle

    The Power of Now takes readers on an inspiring spiritual journey to find their true and deepest self and reach the ultimate in personal growth and spirituality: the discovery of truth and light.

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    Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

    David Burns

    Anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other “black holes” of depression can be cured without drugs. Eminent psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D., outlines scientifically proven techniques for developing a positive outlook.

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    The How of Happiness

    Sonja Lyubomirsky

    The How of Happiness is a comprehensive guide to understanding the elements of happiness based on years of scientific research.

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    The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships

    Randy J. Paterson

    Your ability to communicate effectively is seriously hampered if you can’t assert yourself constructively. The Assertiveness Workbook contains effective cognitive behavioral techniques to help you become more assertive.

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    Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits

    Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant

    This landmark book reveals the six powerful practices of 12 high-impact nonprofits and tells their compelling stories.

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    The Secret Reason We Eat Meat

    This animated video provides startling yet little-known facts about the psychology of eating meat.

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    Relational Literacy: One Solution to Many Problems

    Melanie Joy

    Psychologist and relationship expert Melanie Joy explains what relational literacy is—and why it has the power to improve all your relationships and transform the world.

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    First European restaurant to serve cats?

    MEOW! Or EW? Would you eat this kitten? The chefs at La Table Suisse are cooking up a storm with their new recipe—cat stew. And don’t stop watching: The video has a surprise ending!

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    Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy

    Rinku Sen

    Stir It Up identifies the key priorities and strategies that can help advance the mission of any social change group. This groundbreaking book addresses the unique challenges and opportunities the new global economy poses for activist groups.

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