Thomas Ponce, Lobby for Animals
Thomas is a 12 year old who has been passionate about animal rights since he was 4 years old. Recently, with mentorship from attorney Jessica Astrof, Thomas launched a web-based resource for training and supporting animal rights advocates in how to lobby successfully. On his website (www.lobbyforanimals.org) Thomas has created video materials and plans to develop more. Thomas was named our 100th Grantee of 2013 and came to us via Whitney Calk and Ingrid Newkirk at PETA.
GRANT AWARD DATE: APRIL 15, 2013