Leah Garcés is President of Mercy for Animals and former US Executive Director of Compassion in World Farming. She has committed her career to advocating for the rights of farmed animals, leading the fight against the sprawling chicken industry that raises billions of birds in cruel conditions, all to satisfy the American appetite for meat.
This event is co-sponsored by the NYU Department of Environmental Studies, Mercy for Animals, NYU Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and NYU Animal Welfare Collective. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is first come first served.