Recommended Books & Film

Activism Books

  • Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism, Mark Hawthorne
  • Animal Impact: Secrets Proven to Achieve Results And Move the World, Caryn Ginsberg
  • The Animal Activist’s Handbook: Maximizing our Positive Impact in Today’s World, Matt Ball & Bruce Friedrich
  • Strategic Action for Animals: A Handbook on Strategic Movement Building, Organizing, and Activism for Animal Liberation, Melanie Joy
  • The Lifelong Activist: How to Change the World Without Losing Your Way, Hillary Rettig

Self-Education Books

  • Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering, Mark Hawthorne
  • The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals, Jenny Brown
  • Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry, Gail Eisnitz


  • Earthlings
  • Vegucated
  • Speciesism
  • Cowspiracy
  • Forks Over Knives
  • BlackFish
  • Meet Your Meat
  • Your Mommy Kills Animals
  • The Cove
  • Food Inc

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