In her role as Chief Strategy Officer at The Animal Foundation, Ariel Zhang is responsible for growing the Las Vegas organization from a municipal shelter into a community support resource. She’s a powerful voice in the conversation on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and you can catch her at The Fall Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement, where she’ll be discussing inclusive strategic planning.
When it comes to housing, the bias against renting to pet owners is real. And in a time when many people are facing financial hardship, the availability of animal-friendly housing can mean the difference between keeping—or surrendering—a pet.
Ever heard of a moonshot forum? This week we look at the next big thing in brainstorming. “A moonshot forum is a great way to encourage your team to think really, really big,” says positive psychology expert Josh Vaisman, CCFP, MAPPC.
This month offers important opportunities to renew your commitment to social justice in your workplace, community and beyond. The Association’s Shannon Martin-Roebuck, Director of Strategic Initiatives, shares resources to inspire your communications plan and get the convo started.
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is excited to release the results of the 2021 Biennial Compensation & Benefits Survey, since 2003 the only one of its kind designed with the knowledge and skills unique to animal welfare. And this year’s report is especially meaningful.
It’s Monday, and that means we’re here to pass along a tool, a time-saver, or a rockin’ resource. This week we’ve got a guide that can help you and your colleagues shape, plan, and assess a community engagement program.
Last June, The Association’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee launched an historic, first-of-its-kind survey in order to get a baseline on the current state of DEI in animal welfare. With more than 2,600 responses, the findings were compiled in a report and rolled out to the field during the fall virtual conference.