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Sunday, June 29 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Humane Action: Your Toolbox to Pet Out the Vote!

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Hosted by the Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF), the nation’s leading political advocacy organization for animal welfare.
This panel discussion teaches animal advocates how to engage in political activity to further the animal welfare agenda at both the state and federal levels. Panelists will focus on the effects of electing humane candidates, how individuals can make a difference by participating in the political process, and how to choose the right candidates to support or oppose. Participants will learn about the grassroots tools they can use to achieve success.


Christine Coughlin

Founder and President, Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection
Christine Coughlin is founder and executive director of Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting animals by promoting humane legislation and legislators in MN. She has been active in the field since 2002, conducting grassroots legislative campaigns and working to elect humane legislators to office. She has served on animal welfare policy task forces for the City of Minneapolis, initiated the biannual publication... Read More →
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Paul Jacob

President, Citizens in Charge Foundation
Paul Jacob is president of Citizens in Charge, a group protecting and expanding the initiative rights of every American, without regard to politics or party. Jacob also heads Citizens in Charge Foundation, which conducts research on direct democracy, and litigates to defend the First Amendment right to petition. | | During the 1990s, Jacob was the term limits movement’s leading voice. Through his work at U.S. Term Limits and on other... Read More →

Joe Trippi

President, Trippi & Associates
Heralded on the cover of The New Republic as the man who "reinvented campaigning,” Joe Trippi has been at the forefront of movement politics for nearly 30 years. Trippi began his political career working on Edward M. Kennedy's presidential campaign in 1980 and has worked on numerous presidential, gubernatorial, senate, and congressional campaigns ever since.  In 2004, as the National Campaign Manager for Howard Dean’s... Read More →

Sunday June 29, 2014 2:30pm - 3:45pm

Attendees (30)