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October 24, 2022

CARE Executive Director Wins Maddie’s Fund 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award

James Evans, Executive Director and Founder of Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE), a workforce development animal welfare nonprofit, was recently presented with Maddie’s Fund® 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award. Evans was honored for his outstanding leadership and dedication to the human-animal bond. This award recognizes achievement and courage to look beyond the status quo and make bold decisions to improve the lives of pets and their people.
October 17, 2022

African American wildlife photographer and Poet Donates Profits of Book to support racial equity, diversity, and inclusion in the Animal Welfare Industry

Not only is James Evans the award-winning Executive Director of Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE), but he is a wildlife photographer who specializes in raptors. He’s one of the few African Americans in his chosen field, but also in his professional hobby as well.
October 5, 2022

First Ever Animal Welfare Conference October 7 and 8 Led by BIPOC Animal Lovers

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) is hosting its first ever national conference in the City of Brotherly Love. The event will take place at The Hive, located at 30 South 15th St. in Philadelphia on Friday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, October 8 from 9 a.m. to Noon followed by a community event for pets and people. During the community event that is open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Baltimore-based rapper DDm will be performing in the parking lot of Emancipet Low Cost Veterinary Clinic, located at 575 Adams Ave. in Philadelphia.
September 7, 2022

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity Offers Groundbreaking Online Course

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity, a Baltimore based nonprofit, is pleased to announce a partnership with Huston-Tillotson University (HT) to unveil a new landmark course this fall called Animals and Society. The online offering examines the practices and values that American society holds for animals and human relationships, with an emphasis on the perspectives of people in marginalized communities.
July 13, 2022

Nina Love: The Black Thornberry levels it up for Philly’s Animals

Nina Love sees the big picture: we save the animals, we save ourselves. Invested in her community for years, she is poised to make a big leap! A recent appearance on The Ellen Show helped grow her support and she is proud to have just been awarded 501(c)3 status, with the help of Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE), a Baltimore-based nonprofit that supports BIPOC community leaders who are contributing to human and animal well-being.
July 11, 2022

New Nontraditional Public Service Announcement on Pets in Hot Cars Showcasing the Faces of Diversity in Animal Welfare

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) is pleased to unveil a new public service announcement (PSA) showcasing more diversity on a well-known topic that typically does not feature people of color. Dozens of PSA’s on pets in hot cars have been created in the past, but few with underlying messages of race, equity and inclusion.
July 11, 2022

GE-NIIGAANIZIJIG Veterinary Camp for Kids

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) and the University of Minnesota School College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the first ever GE-NIIGAANIZIJIG Veterinary Camp for Kids on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Reservation in Onamia, Minn. It will take place Friday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the District 1 Aquatic and Fitness Center, located at 18458 Minobimaadizi Loop Onamia, MN 56359.
July 6, 2022

Little Earth of United Tribes Pet Fair

Baltimore-based Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) and several Minnesota nonprofits are pleased to be able to offer a pet fair and wellness clinic for members of the Little Earth of United Tribes.