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Inspiring Animal Advocacy In Young Adults with Christopher Locke

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Inspiring Animal Advocacy In Young Adults with Christopher Locke

How do you inspire the next generation of animal advocates? With humor and empathy mixed in with the cold, hard facts. Charly Kayle talks to author and activist Christopher Locke, creator of the young adult series "The Enlightenment Adventures", about fun-loving wildlife characters who go on dangerous adventures to save animals and (attempt to) redeem humanity.

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On This Episode:

3:00 - What would you do?

5:00 - Tackling the biggest issues

7:20 - Maximizing profit

10:00 - Empathizing with the characters

11:15 - Caring and compassion

14:00 - Enlightening the public

14:30 - Fiction based on reality

16:00 - The divisions in activism

19:30 - Art created to touch people

Christopher_Locke_162026099.jpgChristopher Locke worked in the television industry for over a decade before pursuing his passion project, The Enlightenment Adventures—a young adult book series that combines thrilling entertainment and education to inspire the next generation of animal advocates. The first book, Persimmon Takes On Humanity, debuted to rave reviews in 2015, and the highly anticipated second book, Vincent and The Dissidents, published in April 2018. As a vegan and avid animal activist, Christopher speaks at renowned animal rights events around the country. He also works as the Member Liaison for Independent Book Publishers Association—the largest publishing trade association in the U.S. When he's not volunteering for numerous organizations, his favorite moments are spent with his brilliant wife (and fellow animal advocate), two delightful dogs and mischievous cat.

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About Charly Kayle:

A self-professed #crazycatlady and dedicated dog lover, Charly loves ALL animals and living creatures. After decades of hosting top-rated morning shows across the country, Charly was pulled onto the healing path as a Reiki practitioner for both animals and people, in-person and long-distance.

She lives by the ocean in San Francisco with her two dogs & three cats, who help her run Charly Kayle Reiki: Healing Energy For People & Paws. She also serves as Events Manager at Vin Debut, a wine bar in the West Portal area of San Francisco. She believes animals & wine combine the best of both worlds! And shouldn't we manifest the best?