M. Claire Howe, Esq.
Executive Director, Co-founder
Favorite Food: Potatoes
Plant-based because? It’s an effective and delicious way to help people, animals, and our environment!
Preferred forms of advocacy? Having conversations and actively listening to what other people think, feeding people tasty food, and supporting young activists.
Co-founder, Raven Liaison
Favorite food: Oatmeal
Plant-based because: I do not agree with the systematic suffering that animals are put through.
Preferred forms of advocacy: Story-telling through writing and public speaking.
Co-founder, Inclusionary Outreach Coordinator
Favorite food(s): Kiwi
Plant-based because? I initially became plant-based for personal health and later became passionate about human rights and animal advocacy.
Preferred forms of advocacy? Participation in engaging/inclusive community events, involvement in seminars/discussions (personal and professional), and legislative activism
Co-Founder, Creative Consultant
Favorite food: Vegan mac & burrito bowls
Plant-based because? of both ethical and environmental reasons.
Preferred forms of advocacy? Story-telling and art
Co-founder, Mentor Raven
Favorite food: Mac and cheese and anything from Yuan Su (in Portland)
Plant-based because? It is the right thing to do, not only for the animals but also for the environment and my health.
Preferred forms of advocacy? Petitions and policy work
Co-founder, Live Entertainment Promoter
Favorite food: Sweet Pea’s Bakery TLT (add cashew cheese)
Plant-based because? I want to help the environment, animals, and people around the world.
Preferred forms of advocacy? Taking people into nature, encouraging people to get excited about nutrition, cooking great vegan food for friends, and telling others cool facts about animals/nature/nutrition/science
Favorite food: Indian and Thai
Plant-based because? I care about the well-being of animals and the planet.
Preferred forms of advocacy? Educational presentations and lobbying
Director of Operations
Favorite food? Guacamole and Chips
Plant-based because? I believe every living being on this earth deserves empathy, compassion, and respect.
Preferred forms of advocacy? Education, sharing delicious vegan food, and demonstrating how easy it can be to eat a plant-based diet.