We speak with Al about being a vegan parent raising vegan children, about the dominant narratives regarding other animals in media, about his work reaching out to new vegans, and much more. Audio podcast, approx. 65 minutes.
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Al Nowatzki, who, along with his wife, has been vegan for more than 10 years, is an animal rights activist in the US. He’s a stay-at-home dad who helps raise his 6 year old daughter and 4 year old son and blogs about raising them as vegans at These Little Piggies Had Tofu.
Al is a mentor for the Animal Rights Coalition's Vegan University programme, he’s co-facilitated informational workshops for the ARC, and has volunteered doing pay-per-view outreach for them. He's also a coordinator for ARC's family group, VegKins.
Al’s essay "Vegan Parenting: Navigating and Negating Speciesist Media" has been published in the recently released book, Confronting Animal Exploitation, edited by Kim Socha and Sarahjane Blum.