Communications strategist and thought leader Dex Hunter-Torricke shares inspo, action steps and lessons learned along the way The following tips and sage advice were shared during Dex’s keynote speech at the Virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare. FYI conference attendees, you can log in to the conference site and listen to the complete session anytime now through the end of August.
10 tips for encouraging participation in this first-of-its-kind survey, and sample messaging you can copy and paste to get staff and board involved You may have noticed we’ve been talking a lot about the DEI Survey—and that’s because it’s really important. So far, 2,100+ of you have participated, and we need as many voices as possible in order to best assess the current state of DEI in animal welfare.
“The community is eager to help find missing dogs by sharing social media posts and actually going out and looking for the dogs on their own.” “It was surprising to see how little effort was needed to increase our Return to Home rate, and how excited our staff was to participate in the Challenge.
Gratitude and appreciation for everyone who has taken the DEI Survey. As of this writing, that’s more than 2,000 professionals from all of animal welfare.
What happens when 620+ animal welfare pros (and their furred & feathered conference buddies) log on for another day of learning and networking? Welcome to Day 2 of The Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement! Over the next few weeks we’ll dive into individual sessions, but here are some juicy soundbites and recommended reading and viewing to whet your appetite. I strongly recommend avoiding “I don’t know” as the answer to any question.
We’re 5 days out from the start of the Spring Virtual Conference, and we want to PUMP YOU UP for the learning and networking we’ll be engaged in Tuesday through Thursday, June 8-10. To that end, we asked our presenters, exhibitors and sponsors to help us create an official conference playlist that highlights the conference theme of inclusion.