Combining her passion for farm animal protection and empowering others, Paulette Benjamin recently joined the Compassion Over Killing (COK) team in Washington, D.C. as the Outreach and Events Manager. Helping organize on a grassroots level for several years, she most recently represented COK in the Citizens for Farm Animal Protection coalition in Massachusetts. Visit http://cok.net.
On Saturday, September 24th, COK will host the annual DC VegFest in the nation’s capital. More than 20,000 guests will gather at Yards Park for this free outdoor festival. There will also be dynamic speakers, including Leilani Münter, professional race car driver and environmental activist; Marco Antonio Regil, actor and television host; Elizabeth Kucinich, policy consultant at the Plant-Based Foods Association; Torre Washington, award-winning vegan bodybuilder; and Jonathan Balcombe, animal behavior expert, and author of What a Fish Knows; and cooking demos, a kids’ zone with a moonbounce, a barking lot for dogs, live music, and so much more! Visit http://dcvegfest.com.
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