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Getting the Word Out: Activism and Event Planning
August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
PAN is excited to present the fourth panel in our Speaker Series, Getting the Word Out: Activism and Event Planning, moderated by Christopher “Soul” Eubanks, Founder and Executive Director of APEX Advocacy.
This incredible panel discussion features four speakers who are using their unique talents to plan events that raise awareness about veganism and social issues.
Your pay-what-you-can ticket donation (suggested $10) will help us reach our goal of saving over 7,500 animals in 2023.
Christopher “Soul” Eubanks is a social justice advocate, creative and public speaker raised in Atlanta, Ga that has dedicated himself to doing advocacy work that combats all forms of injustice. After learning the horrors of animal exploitation Christopher became vegan, began doing community organizing and has helped co-organize Atlanta’s first ever animal rights march. Christopher is the founder of APEX Advocacy, a non-profit animal rights organization that uses digital content and grassroots activism to help communities of color defend themselves against animal industries and fight for collective liberation.
Amanda Cramer is the owner and principal event planner for Amanda Cramer Events, LLC, helping mission-aligned organizations create the space where things get done. She utilizes over 8 years of conference development experience to create custom conferences, retreats, and executive meetings. A graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Amanda worked as a social caseworker for 6 years before making the transition to conference planning. Amanda is passionate about systemic change in our food system, for the animals, people, and our planet. In her personal time, Amanda studies Spanish, makes homemade sourdough, and travels the world.
Richard Rogers is a whole-food plant-based/vegan enthusiast and entrepreneur who combines the lifestyle with running, meditation, and yoga for betterment and daily well-being. Richard is the director of Philadelphia VegFest and creator/owner of the newly developed Ambler Vegan Company, a high-raw vegan restaurant in Ambler, PA. He shares awareness and practice of the whole-food, plant-based/vegan lifestyle through healthful & purposeful living and interaction.
Robin Olson joined Indraloka in July of 2020. She has been raising funds professionally for 18 years. Prior to working at Indraloka, Robin has worked for several children’s charities including Junior Achievement and Make-A-Wish. She holds an Executive MBA from St. Joseph’s University, and two bachelor’s degrees from Saint Louis University as well as a certificate of Fundraising Management from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Robin is originally from St. Louis, Missouri where she met her husband of 15 years. They live in Hatfield, PA with their 4 children. Robin is passionate about taking care of the planet and all who dwell on it, finding ways we can thrive together in harmony.
Unny Nambudiripad is an organizer for justice and compassion for nonhuman and human animals. He has planned veg fests, healing retreats for animal advocates, and fundraising galas. His work has also included investigating factory farms, fundraising for low income worker organizing, and facilitating conversations with men on healthy masculinity. He is currently employed as a fundraising consultant and for a bakery delivering bread via bicycle. He enjoys helping animal advocates discover their power, creating a more just animal protection movement, and facilitating healing in the movement.