Happy, Joyous and Plant-Based!

April 16, 2018
Hosted by Jane Velez-Mitchell

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Episode Description

Nationally recognized journalist and New York Times best-selling author Jane Velez-Mitchell checks out the vegan scene in Southern California with Gwenna Hunter, who runs Vegans of LA! There are tons of parties and VegFests! It's a fun time. Gwenna also takes on heavy subjects, going to vigils for pigs headed to slaughter. She also works for Vegan Outreach and has traveled the country advocating for a plant-based diet: for health, for the environment and for the animals! Patrizia Barretto aka VeganLista also joins us! She's on a mission is to find every plant-based product that exists and introduce those delights to non vegans.

JaneUnChained

JaneUnChained

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.

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Jane Velez-Mitchell

Jane Velez-Mitchell

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.

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Episode Directory

April 2018

  • 4/23/2018: Zero to Vegan in One Lightbulb Moment! Coming Soon
  • 4/16/2018: Happy, Joyous and Plant-Based! Listen Now
  • 4/9/2018: Change Your Life - Change the World Listen Now