Each time we go through the evaluation process, we gain new insights that allow us to improve our research. We feel it’s important to share these with our audience in order to solicit feedback, explain potential changes in future evaluations or our general research strategy, … Read more
This post describes some key features and issues of our recommendation process ending in December 2015. For more detail on our recommendation process in general, see this page.
What We Did
During 2015, we selected groups to review and conducted shallow and medium reviews in a manner similar to previous years. … Read more
Self-evaluation is a valuable guide to program development, but it can also be intimidating to start. Maybe you’re imagining a randomized controlled trial of your programs, and you know you don’t have the resources for that. Or maybe you don’t even know what you would evaluate. … Read more
Early in 2015, we surveyed our own donors about their use of our recommendations and their sense of what our greatest contributions are. Unfortunately, we knew that donor survey missed many people we seek to serve, because our goal is to provide advice and assistance to a wide variety of animal advocates. … Read more
Humane League Labs published a large scale survey of vegans, vegetarians, and meat reducers in early 2014, focusing on finding out how and why people adopt diets that reduce their consumption of animal products. Their survey included 57 questions, which they asked of over 3,000 respondents. … Read more