Lesniak among slate addressing animal rights groups during DNC festivities

State Senator and likely gubernatorial candidate Raymond Lesniak will be among an array of esteemed speakers on Tuesday, sharing advice with Philadelphia animal advocates on using the legislative process to improve the lives of other creatures at Philadelphia City Institute Neighborhood Library, 1905 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 – right next to Rittenhouse Square.

This event, co-organized by The Humane League, Humane Society Legislative Fund, Humane PA, and Penn Animal Advocacy, is scheduled to coincide with the Democratic National Convention.

Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the United States will be joining Lesniak to say a few words, along with former Pennsylvania State Senator Roy Afflerbach, New Jersey Freeholder Jeffrey Nash, Pennsylvania Senator Andy Dinniman, Philadelphia Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, Pennsylvania State Representatives Kevin Schrieber and Madeleine Dean, as well as Zach Hoover, Chief of Staff to Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach.

Nine vegan chefs from notable restaurants in Philadelphia are preparing the meal.

The Humane League is an animal advocacy nonprofit that works relentlessly to reduce animal suffering through grassroots education to change eating habits, and through corporate campaigns to reform farm animal treatment. The Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF) works to pass animal protection laws at the state and federal levels, to educate the public about animal protection issues, and to support humane candidates for office.

Penn Animal Advocacy are a student organization at the University of Pennsylvania. They encourage people to value animals and seek to help them in the most effective ways.



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