As someone still trying to reduce my meat intake, vegan spaces can be intimidating. CVC, Kaylyn, Evan, and Naya were all incredibly supportive and understanding. Everyone at CVC encouraged me to try new things, be open about my own questions or concerns, and think more deeply about both the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of veganism. IContinue reading “Veg Consult – Debra”
CVC welcomed me with open arms. I really enjoyed the mentorship program from the resources being shared, others feeling safe to share their experiences and what they’d like to grow in and just the respect that each person provided as well. We are all on a journey and together everyone was willing to be supportive!Continue reading “Veg Consult – Diamond”
I learned about CVC by happenstance and realized it was the push I needed to change my lifestyle. I have learned about fun and creative alternatives for meat and dairy, new brands, and even how to better advocate for members in my community. I have significantly reduced my fish and dairy consumption since learning aboutContinue reading “Veg Consult – Mickey”
I attended the zoom call with the expectation of it being a formal meeting. I figured I’d pitch some personal ideas I had in mind but ended up having a refreshing conversation with Kaylyn and Evan. They shared recommendations of their favorite educational titles regarding veganism and deeply intersected social constructs. I received some insightfulContinue reading “Individual Consult – Sequoia (Lita)”
The connection between our vegan community and the CVC has been instrumental in our conversion to online! They have great resources and opportunities for groups, like their online speaker events, which sparked conversations about what our veganism should look like. Also, they provided links that helped all members of our club (from our veg-curious toContinue reading “Schedule a Presentation! – Toronto Veg Club”
I really enjoyed zooming with Kaylyn and Evan at CVC and the engaging discussion we had about zoos & veganism. The meeting was super casual – we bonded over books, snacks, and adorable kitties. Prior to the zoom, they sent me two (optional) articles that were informative and helped keep the convo flowing! Chatting withContinue reading “Zoom with Us! – Natalie”
As an anti-human trafficking organization, we really value feminism and intersectionality! CVC collaborated with us to host an online speaker event, where they developed a presentation specifically for our club. The majority of our members were relatively uneducated about veganism prior to this event, and CVC taught us really impactful information. We appreciated learning aboutContinue reading “Schedule a Presentation! – Avery”
If you enjoy making a positive impact while working with passionate individuals and learning about activism, then consider an internship with the CVC! As a nonprofit management intern, I gained experience with fundraising, website design, managing volunteers, researching grants, engaging in community outreach, and learning about animal rights organizations. From the beginning, I worked closelyContinue reading “Intern with CVC! – Madeline”
Despite my internship becoming remote due to Covid, I have learned so much and have enjoyed these past few months spent working with CVC. Originally, I became interested in this internship due to my recent switch to veganism and my interest in nonprofit work and management. I never anticipated to learn so much about notContinue reading “Intern with CVC! – Kaylin”
Discussions with CVC (and the related prep work) have recently been instrumental in my growth as a vegan and as a consistent anti-oppression activist. I’ve attended calls over several different topics, and it has been so enlightening to hear from folks with a range of experiences. The space that Kaylyn and Evan create and maintainContinue reading “Zoom with Us! – Charley”
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