May 24, 2021
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Happy Monday! Below is a brief round-up of new blog posts and resources we’ve added over the past week.

Peer-to-peer support, fresh takes and inspiration – these calls have it all
Did you know that just one hour a week spent with close to 200 of your animal welfare cohorts all across the globe has the potential to pay off in serious ways? It’s true – from program ideas, presentations and discussions to challenge the status quo and networking opportunities. We’re talking about the international calls… Learn More

Ariel Zhang is no longer staying silent
In the latest Maddie’s® Candid Conversation, Ariel Zhang, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Animal Foundation, touched on a myriad of topics, including the uptick of violence and discrimination against Asian Americans over the course of the pandemic and being a “model minority.” In this short clip below, hear Zhang discuss these two important subjects.… Learn More

Upcoming virtual conferences
June 8-10, 2021: The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement Spring Conference
June 23-24, 2021: Best Friends National Conference
July 9-11, 2021: The ASPCA® Cornell Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference

Domestic Violence and Pets: Breaking Barriers to Safety and Healing
Join Urban Resource Institute, the National Domestic Violence Hotline, and a panel of experts for a free virtual summit on the dynamic intersection of domestic violence and pets, addressing the issues of pets as a barrier for seeking safety from abuse and the human-animal bond as an important element of healing. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00pm ET. Register today

Register now for Maddie’s Candid Conversation with Dr. Jyothi V. Robertson
Join us Tuesday, May 25 for an open, informal 30-minute conversation and Q+A with Dr. Jyothi V. Robertson, President and Founder of JVR Shelter Strategies. The chat will begin at 12n Pacific / 3pm Eastern. In her well-established career, Dr. Robertson has consulted on organizational structure and processes in the animal welfare field. Internationally recognized as… Learn More

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