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.

  • Book

    Powerarchy: Understanding the Psychology of Oppression for Social Transformation

    Melanie Joy

    In this thought-provoking book, Melanie Joy examines the metasystem, or overarching system, that informs all systems of oppression—such racism, sexism, and carnism—and the psychology that enables it.

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    The Vegan Matrix: Understanding and Discussing Privilege Among Vegans to Build a More Inclusive and Empowered Movement

    Melanie Joy

    In this short guidebook published in the wake of #metoo, Melanie Joy explains what privilege is, why understanding privilege matters, and how to talk about privilege in a way that deepens understanding and leads to a more inclusive, resilient, and impactful vegan movement.

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  • Website

    The Vegan Rainbow Project

    This blog explores the interconnections of oppression and enhances the visibility of minorities and marginalised groups in the vegan community, while working toward liberation for all beings.

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  • Article

    Respect in the Workplace Policy

    Animal Charity Evaluators

    This is an internal policy document that ACE developed to demonstrate their commitment to complying with all non-discrimination and anti-harassment laws in all of the countries in which they operate…

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    Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World

    Paul Hawken

    Paul Hawken weaves together the threads of a global humanitarian movement comprising environmental, social justice, and indigenous rights NGOs throughout the world, bringing hope to those whose awareness of suffering may be causing them to despair.

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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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  • Website

    Encompass

    Encompass is working to make the farmed animal protection movement more effective by fostering racial diversity and inclusivity.

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    A Well-Fed World

    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.

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