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Judy Carman
Member, Sustainable Activism Council
In Defense of Animals
San Rafael, CA
email: judycarman@ymail.com

Long-time activist for peace, the environment, and animal liberation, Judy Carman, MA, is the author of Peace to All Beings: Veggie Soup for the Chicken’s Soul and co-author with Tina Volpe of The Missing Peace: The Hidden Power of Our Kinship with Animals. In Peace to All Beings  Judy introduced the concept of Homo Ahimsa (ahimsa is the Sanskrit word for nonviolence and loving kindness) to describe the new compassionate human we will become if enough of humanity awakens in time. She is also the co-founder of Animal Outreach of Kansas.                           

Judy co-founded, with Will and Madeleine Tuttle, the Worldwide Prayer Circle for Animals. You can register your name if you would like to be part of this worldwide prayer circle and sign up to receive daily inspirations from Will and weekly prayers from Judy.  The Prayer Circle also hosts a Facebook page where people can share concerns about their own animals as well as local and global animal issues. Judy also assists Vegan Spirituality with events and In Defense of Animals with their Sustainable Activism Council and the Interfaith Vegan Coalition. She is the 2014 winner of the Henry Spira Grassroots Animal Activist Award and founder of the Animal Prayer Flag Project which can be found on her Peace to All Beings blog.