Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE), in the interest of Human and Animal Well-being, prioritizes and amplifies BIPOC Voices using Narratives, Research, and Community-Centered Investments. CARE believes this effort is the defining challenge for the Animal Welfare field that limits lifesaving, and once addressed, we can help increase support, create systemic change, and enrich communities of color by bringing them to the table. Inclusion = Lifesaving
Federated Humane Societies of Pennsylvania is the nation’s oldest continually active federation of animal welfare organizations. Our non-regulatory member organization represents over 60 animal welfare organizations and individuals from around Pennsylvania. Federated Humane uses the combined resources and influence of its member agencies to improve the lives and welfare of animals in Pennsylvania, to implement legislation benefiting animals, and to promote a humane Pennsylvania.
The Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organizations (FAAWO) is an organization of dedicated animal advocates working together to positively impact animals throughout the state of Florida. FAAWO offers assistance, exchanges ideas, and supports peers in the compassionate work of saving lives. By uniting voices of leading animal welfare organizations on important issues, change can be effected on local and state levels.
Hand2Paw’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive work environment for youth, ages 16-24, who are experiencing housing insecurity or foster care involvement, as a means of enhancing resilience, compassion, and connection with people, animals and the community of Philadelphia.
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is the only international membership organization exclusively dedicated to animal welfare and animal care and control professionals. Members benefit from targeted education, professional certification and networking with colleagues.
The Coalition is fully representative of the New England region, with people in leadership positions from each state. The Coalition has a strong perspective and grasp on the connections between what is happening in New England and across the country, and has created a safe space for tackling tough topics in a way that has allowed for difficult conversations, while building trust and camaraderie.