In this blog post we respond to a persistent critic of ACE’s work. Mr. Harrison Nathan has repeatedly expressed concerns about our research and communications—in a recent online post he criticized our focus on effectiveness, our intervention evaluations, and our analysis of corporate outreach. We’ll focus on those three topics here.
Since we published our post on charities ACE staff would like to see, we’ve been considering a related question: are there additional or new interventions we’d like to see the animal advocacy movement attempt? To distinguish this post from the previous one, … Read more
Before we began our 2016 charity evaluations, we researched the ways that animal charities use social media and developed a plan to quantitatively estimate the social media impact of each charity. We developed a two-step process for estimating social media impact. … Read more
This past fall, we completed the first funding round of the Animal Advocacy Research Fund. We evaluated 17 proposals in total, relying on a standard grant making process that consisted of a committee of experts reviewing, discussing, and voting on each proposal. … Read more
We had the privilege of speaking with Paul Shapiro, Vice President of Policy for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). In his role at HSUS, Paul has overseen numerous successful introductions of state laws and corporate policies implementing farmed animal welfare reforms. … Read more