Humane Society’s Paul Shapiro to speak in Grand Rapids at Science on Tap eventPosted by Jon on Oct 7, 2015 in General | 0 comments
Few people can claim to be as successful in their activism as Paul Shapiro. Currently he serves as Vice President of Farm Protection for The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), where he has been a leading force in bringing about positive change in the treatment of farm animals. His work at HSUS involves legislation aimed at forcing farmers to treat animals better, and consumer side efforts that force companies to demand change from their suppliers. Recently Paul’s team helped usher in a game changing moment for the movement when McDonald’s announced they would only source eggs from cage-free suppliers.
He’s an inductee of the Animal Rights Hall of Fame, and is the founder of Compassion Over Killing – leading the once High School club into a major national force for farm animal protection.
On top of it all, he’s a helluva speaker. We’ve been lucky to see Paul speak a couple of times, and when we had the opportunity to bring him to Grand Rapids, we were all over that!
We’ve partnered with Science on Tap Grand Rapids for this very special event. If you’re not familiar with them, Science on Tap, “is an opportunity for conversation, debate, and interaction between scientists and the public while drinking a beer.” Sounds pretty good, right? Throw in some great vegan food options at the SpeakEZ Lounge, and it’s going to be a great night.
What: Science on Tap in Grand Rapids
When: October 26th, 7pm
Who: Paul Shapiro, VP of Farm Protection, HSUS
Why: Because it will be awesome
Where: Speak EZ Lounge. 600 Monroe Ave NW.
So please, RSVP to this event and get it on your calendar. It’s free, and tickets are not required. You’re not going to want to miss this one!