I was kvelling yesterday when Jasmin gave a short, impassioned speech at the NYC Walk for Farm Animals, benefiting Farm Sanctuary. Jasmin and I both have a long history with Farm Sanctuary — I used to be on the board, and Jasmin used to be the campaigns manager (as well as the National Walk Coordinator). It was a real privilege to be a part of yesterday’s incredibly successful Walk, organized this year by superstars Adrianne Prettyman and Jenn London. There is nothing like being amid hundreds of animal advocates passionate about changing the world for animals.
Below is Jasmin’s speech. I recorded it on on an iPhone, by the way, which is a reminder to me of how easy it can be for anyone to bring attention to animal rights events by getting them online….