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Nick Cooney

Nick Cooney

Animal Advocate

Appearing on Saturday October 5th, at 2pm, in the Campaigns Talks room

Download the event programme here


Nick Cooney is a US-based animal advocate, who has been working for more than 8 years, in the animal rights movement. He is currently is the Compassionate Communities Campaign manager at Farm Sanctuary. He is also the author of Change Of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change, which VegNews named as one of its top ten books of 2011 and about which New York Times bestselling author Rory Freedman raved, "If you want to create a better world, read this book!" The book examines over 80 years of empirical research in areas including social psychology, communication studies, diffusion studies, network systems and social marketing, distilling the highlights into easy-to-use advice and serving as a psychology primer for anyone wanting to spread progressive social change. Nick is also the founder of The Humane League, a farm animal advocacy non-profit with offices in Philadelphia, New York, Bostonand Maryland. His work for animals has been featured in Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio and other media outlets.

Farm Sanctuary website
The Compassionate Committees website
The Humane League website


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