|Hello, my name is Carmen, and
I was born in 1991. I say, "Live life with equal
respect for all living beings". In fact, my
lifelong goal is to teach people just that...
In 1994, when my mom co-founded an organization
named The Responsible Animal Care Society, we
got into animal rescue. We have a sanctuary, and
have bonded with many animals who showed up on our
I became a vegetarian around 4
years of age, when my mom started to pursue a
humane and healthy diet.
Around the age of 10, I became a strict
vegetarian and started an organization of my own,
currently named Youth Against Animal Abuse.
I have been to many animal rights events over the
years such as protests, display tables, lectures,
etc. I had only spoken in public about two times,
up to 2005. That changed when I was one of the
main coordinaters for the seal hunt protest for
my area in March. I was interviewed by 2 radio
stations, the local TV station, 1 newspaper, and
even met with my local MP, who was quite
Right now, I am working on strategies to end the
seal hunt, and getting a student choice policy on
dissection, in my school district.
Thanks for viewing my page. I would be happy to
send postcards addressed to the Prime Minister,
asking for an end to the seal hunt, to anyone who
is interested. You can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org,
if you would like more information regarding any
of these issues.