From ANIMAL PEOPLE, January/February 2004:

The Student Animal Rights Alliance on December 29, 2003
announced a search for an unpaid student intern to coordinate a
campaign “to build racial and ethnic diversity in the animal rights
movement.” Part of the job will involve developing the outreach
strategy. Particulars are available from Patrick Kwan, c/o SARA,
P.O. Box 932, New York, NY 10013; 212-696-7911;

The ASPCA/Chase Pet Protectors Award 2003 grand prize of
$10,000 for innovative program development went to Georgia Legal
Professionals for Animals, the American SPCA announced at year’s
end. Dogs Deserve Better, of Tipton, Pennsylvania, received
$7,500 for public education against dog-chaining; Rondout Valley
Animals for Adoption, of Acord, New York, developer of the
controversial Sue Sternberg dog behavior screening method, received
$5,000; the San Diego Humane Society received $3,000; and awards of
$1,500 were presented to Cobb County Animal Control of Marietta,
Georgia; the Place-A-Pet Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio; and the
Wisconsin Humane Society, in Milwaukee.

Endurance athlete Eric Harr, author of Triathlon Training On
Four Hours A Week, “will travel the globe to compete in 10 famous
sporting events” in 2004 on behalf of In Defense of Animals, Team
IDA captain Jessica Thomas announced on January 11. Thomas invites
other “athletes, couch potatoes, or weekend warriors” to join Team
IDA by wearing complimentary t-shirts as either spectators at Harr’s
events or competitors in their own events. Contact Thomas at
415-388-9641, x222, or <>.

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