Past Meetup

Effective Vegan Activism 101: What Works and What Does Not.

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35 people went

Price: $15.00 /per person

Thai Room Restaurant

4022 North Western Avenue · Chicago, IL

How to find us

Separate dining area in the back

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Details

!!!-> PLEASE READ AND AGREE WITH THE EVENT 'RSVP TERMS' BEFORE RSVP <-!!!

Join us for a delicious vegan diner with a very special guest speaker!

Some of you could hear Tobias Leenaert speaking at CVPP 2013 (http://chicago.veggiepride.com/2013/speakers.htm). We are welcome Tobias in Chicago again and appreciate his willingness to share his knowledge as Vegan Strategist with us!

MENU:

Appetizers and salads:
• Gui Chai
• Cucumber Salad
• Som Tum Papaya

Main Dishes (includes white and brown rice):
• Panang Curry with Tofu
• Assorted Vegetables
• Mango Fried Rice

Dessert:
• Mixed Fruits
• Homemade Mango Sorbet

Drinks:
• Water. The restaurant is BYOB but we ask to respect ChicagoVeg No Intoxicants Policy (http://www.meetup.com/ChicagoVeg/pages/No_Intoxicants_Policy/)

The entire meal is 100% vegan and will be served family-style. Desert will be served individually. The entire dinner is only $15.00 (including tax and tip)! The payment (CASH ONLY) will be accepted at the event in the restaurant but please read RSVP TERMS below before RSVP.

About Guest Speaker:

Tobias Leenaert is the founder of the Belgian non profit vegetarian organisation EVA, which in 2005 was probably the first vegetarian organisation in the world to receive significant structural support from its national government. In 2010, Tobias was elected as a Fellow of Ashoka, an international organisation supporting high impact social entrepreneurs. Tobias blogs at www.veganstrategist.org (http://t.sidekickopen53.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XYg8rldLdVS9_vg2B81p4W4WJ4Ss56dW1rf2SnPss02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.veganstrategist.org%2F&si=6736887972102144&pi=86930f02-1464-4165-db7b-2c168bbe7087), is a regular international speaker, and together with Dr. Melanie Joy is co-founder and co-director of the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy. He's also working on a book on strategy and communication to reduce animal suffering, which will be published by Lantern Press end of 2016.

Please RSVP early as the space is limited. The RSVP might be closed about 48 hours before the event as we will submit the final number of attendees to the restaurant.

RSVP TERMS: THE RESTAURANT NEEDS TO KNOW THE NUMBER OF GUESTS. BY RSVP FOR THE EVENT YOU COMMIT TO PAY FOR YOUR RSVP WHETHER YOU COME OR NOT UNLESS YOU CANCEL YOUR RSVP 48 HOURS BEFORE THE EVENT. THIS INCLUDES ANY GUESTS YOU RSVP FOR.

Please use "Comments" area in the bottom of the event page to offer/ask rides and post any questions or comments.