Change Your Life - Change the World
April 9, 2018
Hosted by Jane Velez-Mitchell
Compassion Over Killing - cok.org - is one of the most effective animal rights groups in the world. They help run the very successful DC Veg Fest and the equally game changing Veg Week campaign. Compassion Over Killing (COK) is a non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, D.C., led by Executive Director Erica Meier. Erica joins us on this JaneUnChained radio broadcast, along with COK's publicist Mary Beth Wood! These two women are rocking the world! COK is running a successful campaign to get Starbucks to offer healthy, vegan food options. As a result, Starbucks executives have just made a commitment of offer vegan food! This campaign was done in conjunction with your host Jane Velez-Mitchell and her digital news network: JaneUnChained.com COK is also taking the lead in fighting hideous cruelty, such as the proposal to speed up the slaughter lines in the US. You'll learn how you can help animals, get healthy and save the planet with one simple decision!
Monday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Influencers Channel
JaneUnChained offers you a new way of living. It’s like being born again, but it’s not religious. Our host, New York Times bestselling author as well as TV and social media journalist who heads JaneUnChained.com, Jane Velez-Mitchell, helps you turn on the lightbulb and jump to the next phase of human evolution. There is a peaceful, joyous way of living out there. The secret is simple: don’t look for peace, practice it in your daily choices. You might say, peace begins right on your plate. Tune in to JaneUnchained, live every Monday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Influencers Channel.
Jane Velez-Mitchell is the founder and editor of JaneUnChained.com, a digital news network focusing on animal rights and the vegan/compassionate lifestyle. Jane has won four Genesis Awards from the Humane Society for her reporting on animal issues. VegNews named her Media Maven of the Year in 2010. In 2013, Mercy for Animals awarded her their Compassionate Leadership Award. In 2014, Jane was honored for fighting animal abuse by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. In 2015, she received the Nanci Alexander Award at PETA's 35th anniversary. In 2017, she received Last Chance for Animals’ Sam Simon Award and Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary’s Woodstock Warrior award.
For six years, Jane hosted her own show on CNN Headline News, where she ran a weekly segment on animal issues. Before that, she reported for the nationally syndicated Warner Brothers/Telepictures show Celebrity Justice, where she did numerous stories on animal issues championed by celebrities, and was also a news anchor/reporter at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles and WCBS-TV in New York. Velez-Mitchell is a graduate of New York University and began her career with reporting stints in Ft. Myers, Florida, Minneapolis and Philadelphia.
Velez-Mitchell is the author of four books, including two New York Times bestsellers, and directed and produced the documentary Anita Velez: Dancing Through Life which won a Gracie award in 2001. She lives with her partner, Donna Dennison, and their 4 companion animals in Los Angeles.