Animal Advocacy Camp 2013

Liberation BC is excited to announce that Animal Advocacy Camp is back and registration is open!  You must register in order to attend.

Join your fellow activists for two days of learning about taking effective action for animals. You all have valuable skills, experiences, and ideas. By working and learning together you can build a stronger community of animal advocates and make a greater difference in the lives of animals. Animal Advocacy Camp is a practical, attendee-led event, where YOU get to set the agenda and host discussions about what YOU want to talk about.

-Share your stories, ideas, and experiences.
-Learn from the experiences of others.
-Discover the wealth of resources available
-Host powerful dialogues about issues and strategies.
-Create and strengthen relationships.
-Become a stronger and more effective advocate for animals.

The format of the event will be Open Space, meaning that the attendees (that means you) will set the agenda at the beginning of the day. Anyone can propose a session for the event.

For instance, some potential topics may be:

-Storytelling (stories about outreach, best experiences, worst experiences, horrible mistakes, etc)
-Discussions on tactics
-Discussions about topics (fur, factory farming, etc)
-How to talk to the public
-Individual actions
-How can groups work better together
-Historical precedents

There is a lot of room for discussion within the framework of this event. We all can learn a lot from each other. This is a great opportunity to tap into the collective knowledge of many other experienced people in your community. Bring along your tough problems, questions you've been struggling to answer, problems you've been trying to solve.

As the W2 Media Cafe has gone bankrupt, we have changed the location of the event to the University of British Columbia ballroom at 6138 Student Union Blvd (map). It is fully wheelchair accessible.

Advance registration is required. Register now. More details will be announced soon, including the exact hours. In the meantime, you can check out photos, notes, and videos from our past Animal Advocacy Camps here. For more information, visit

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  • Lara K.

    Hopw muich does it cost? I am signing up because I will be three if possible, but may be unable to come- but I definitely want to come if I can do it. Looks great!

    January 31, 2013

    • Lara K.

      What are low-income tickets? Could I get one? (money is SUPER tight)

      February 22, 2013

    • Glenn G.

      You can find the low-income option here: http://aac2013.eventb...­

      February 22, 2013

  • Amanda

    Am volunteering :)

    February 17, 2013

  • Viral DL Satyagraha A.

    Hi Folks.
    I created a meetup for this event at the meetup groups at the bottom..
    Sometimes, some meetup members are much more likely to attend an event if they see a large number of people attending. So if you can, it would be great if you join those groups, and RSVP. Feel free to leave the groups after the Feb24th event, or create a subfolder for meetup related emails, so you don't get bombarded by meetup emails.

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    January 26, 2013

  • Becci

    Hey everybody, just wanted to give you all a heads-up that the location of AAC 2013 has changed. We are now going to be at UBC's Student Union Building Ballroom, located at 6138 Student Union Boulevard. You can find a map here:

    January 21, 2013

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