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UPC’s Conscious Eating Conference | David Brower Center

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE for students with IDs, to register email hope@upc-online.org/ $25 pre-registration for all others. $35 at the door the day of the event.

David Brower Center | 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA


The 2020 Conscious Eating Conference brings expert speakers from across the country to Berkeley, California to share their ideas and experiences. on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8 am. Program starts at 8:45 am.

This year explore overlapping oppressions with these questions:

  • How is speciesism entangled with other forms of oppression?
  • How do different forms of oppression prop each other up?
  • What is the best way for us to represent veganism and animal advocacy that recognizes multiple, overlapping oppressions?
  • How do we create supportive alliances?

Conscious Eating Conference Schedule of Speakers:

  • 8:00 am: Registration Opens
    -Presentations
  • 8:45 – 9:50 am: Karen Davis, United Poultry Concerns
    -Comparing Atrocities: Pros, Cons and Paradoxes
    -10 minute break
  • 10:00 – 10:50 am: Christopher Sebastian McJetters, Author and Activist
    -White Meat: How Did Animal Exploitation Become a Signifier for White National Identity and How Do We Fight It?
    -10 minute break
  • 11:00 – 11:50 pm: lauren Ornelas, Food Empowerment Project
    -Why Caring Only About Non-Human Animals Might Be Right For You!
  • 11:50 – 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 1:50 pm: Carol Adams, Author and Activist
    -On Trying To Be an Antiracist Vegan Feminist
    -10 minute break
  • 2:00 – 2:50 pm: Jasmine Leyva, The Invisible Vegan
    -The Invisible Vegan: A Journey of Compassion
    -10 minute break
  • 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Animal Rights Herstory Panel
    Karen Davis, Carol Adams, Patti Breitman

Free for students with IDs and Low Income Registration. $25 pre-registration for all others. $35 at the door the day of the event.

Registration includes a continental breakfast of vegan pastries & fruit, delicious vegan lunch, and all-day coffee & tea.

Please join for this exciting day that includes the Animal Rights Herstory Panel detailing the struggle for animals and animal rights since the 1980s.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Cost: FREE*
*FREE for students with IDs, to register email hope@upc-online.org/ $25 pre-registration for all others. $35 at the door the day of the event.
Categories: **Annual Event**, Eating & Drinking, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

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