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.
Social change strategist George Lakey lays out a five-step model for bringing about social and individual transformation. He provides numerous historical examples, drawing on 20 years of experience in the trenches of nonviolent action.
This book brings together the most effective tactics for speaking up for animals and gives a voice to activists around the globe, who explain why their chosen model of activism has been successful and how others can get involved.
In Switch, the Heath brothers bring together decades of often counterintuitive research in psychology, sociology, and other fields to show that successful changes follow a pattern, which we can use to effect transformative change.
The seven habits are a set of inspirational standards for anyone who seeks to live a fulfilling life and to achieve their goals efficiently. These habits help busy activists make the most of their time and energy and avoid burnout.
Since Matt Ball learned about factory farming, his journey has been far from linear, but he’s now a sought-after vegan strategist. To help activists be more effective and happier, he shares the lessons he’s learned while working to change the world.
In nonprofits, managers and workers can exhibit addictive attitudes and behaviors. This book explains how to address these dynamics to create healthier organizations.
This book proposes that meaning in life is to be found in rejecting the pursuit of “more” and focusing instead on making the planet a better place. The authors build a case for reasoned and joyful activism that makes the biggest possible difference.
The Lifelong Activist is a guide to living a joyful and productive life that includes a strong progressive mission. This book helps us figure out the form our authentic life should take—and to live it with minimum of fear, guilt, and shame.
Mindfulness can be the deciding factor between the successful adoption of a healthy vegan diet and frustrating attempts. This technique enables us to rewire our reactivity to challenges.
The Trajectory of Change charts a course for the growing international movement against corporate globalization. Michael Albert challenges the movement to show ordinary people how their lives are negatively affected by creeping corporatism.
Working to make the world a better place often means confronting suffering and trauma, which can take an enormous emotional, psychological, and physical toll. This book offers activists a way to stay balanced and healthy.
A Well-Fed World is an international hunger relief and food security organization advancing plant-based foods and farming to create a safe, nourished, and climate-friendly future.
In Animal Liberation, author Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of today’s “factory farms” and product-testing procedures—destroying the spurious justifications behind them, and offering alternatives to what has become a profound environmental and social as well as moral issue.