Stacey Besser, National Animal Rights Day
Date grant awarded: May 19, 2016
National Animal Rights Day, established by “Our Planet, Theirs Too”, is an annual day with events that take place throughout the U.S. and Canada. This year, Stacey Besser is organizing the first annual ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness of the suffering of animals that is a direct result of human actions or human consumerism. The event will include a requiem ceremony followed by a celebration of the steps that are being made toward ending animal exploitation.