The 10 Million Black Vegan Women Movement is a groundbreaking public health intervention that uses plant-based nutrition and community support to address a preventable health crisis among African American women.
Since 2017, A Table in the Wilderness has served low-income communities in the Oklahoma City metro area through plant-based cooking demonstrations and food distribution.
Afro-Vegan Society’s Dairy-Free Future campaign is designed to educate people from low-income Black communities about the health impacts of consuming dairy products, the cruelty built into the dairy industry, and the ease and affordability of eliminating dairy from our diets.
Akisha is creating educational resources that identify recent trends in local zoning decisions to permit, restrict, or regulate animal agriculture operations; community response; and the impacts or likely impacts of such decisions on underresourced communities.
APEX Advocacy launched in 2021 to increase the number of BIPOC individuals who participate in animal activism by advocating collective liberation through animal rights, particularly in marginalized areas and communities that are disproportionately affected by the animal industrial complex.
Brialle facilitates a journey of self-discovery and holistic healing using yoga, chakra education, open discussion, and plant-based nutrition.
Since 2014, Black Veg Society’s mission has been to educate the public, particularly African American and Latinx communities, on the benefits of a plant-based diet with the focus on building a strong community around healthy, accessible, and sustainable food.
Black VegFest advocates just living for animals and addresses cultural influences on cuisine and the socio-economic and political issues that influence Black lives.
Black Women Farmers of Los Angeles are serving South LA with their hands in the soil and their hearts in the community.
Chilis on Wheels makes veganism accessible to communities in need, through food relief to the unhoused, families, and individuals across NYC’s most impoverished neighborhoods.
The Cypher aims to “address gender equity, food justice, and environmental justice through a Trans and Queer lens.” This abundant, joyful space holds all QTBIPOC folks tight while centering the collective power of Black femmes.
Hip Hop is Green builds food systems that are equitable, healthy, and empowering by bringing the community together through good food and exploring global food culture.
Crystal launched The Holistic Plant-Based Agricultural and Cooking Program based in West Baltimore for young people to learn sustainable and compassionate agricultural practices and how they affect the earth and all of its creatures.
Iye is a vegan educator and lifestyle influencer. She incorporates pop culture artifacts, such as anime vegan food recreations, to show that anything can be veganized and teaches that veganism is a total liberation practice.
Plant The Power seeks to cultivate a caring plant-based community for people of African descent that demonstrates unconditional love for ourselves, other animals, and our world.
Plant Based Food Share is working to eliminate food insecurity and improve the health and well-being of the diverse and underserved communities impacted by hardships due to COVID-19, poverty, and dietary racism.
Liz creates action-focused events and campaigns to engage the public to increase their consumption of tasty, nutritious plant-based food while providing information about its benefits and celebrating Caribbean food culture.
Olympia is opening South Central’s first full-service organic grocery and subsidizes healthy vegan meals for thousands of Angelenos.
The Eden Project partners with churches to rebuild and heal communities by growing food in low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Aisha offers consistent opportunities to underserved communities to have warm, free vegan meals through a mobile soup kitchen and weekly pop-ups.
Gwenna Hunter is a vegan activist who champions the rights of humans and animals. She is the founder of Vegans of LA and the first vegan food bank in Los Angeles, which is also the first vegan food bank initiated by a Black woman in the country.
Veggie Mijas focuses on sharing space, relearning ancestral practices through foods, sharing plant-based recipes, and providing access to information the plant-based community needs.
Yvette Baker is a writer, a social critic, and an animal liberation activist. She has devoted her work and activism to analyzing the intersections of human and beyond-human oppression through an Afro-Indigenous lens.