Vegan Communication Resource List

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Resources for improving communication on your vegan journey


Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An introduction to carnism – Melanie Joy, Ph.D.

Beyond Beliefs:  A guide to improving relationships and communication for vegans, vegetarians, and meat eaters – Melanie Joy, Ph.D.

Getting Relationships Right: How to build resilience and thrive in life, love, and work – Melanie Joy, Ph.D.

Vystopia:  The Anguish of Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World – Clare Mann

The Joyful Vegan:  How to stay vegan in a world that wants you to eat meat, dairy, and eggs – Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Motivational Methods for Vegan Advocacy:   A Clinical Psychology Perspective – Casey Taft, Ph.D.

Living Among Meat-Eaters – Carol Adams

Mind if I Eat the Cheeseburger? And other questions people ask vegans – Sherry F. Colb

Crucial Conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high – Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, and Switzler

Getting to Zero: How to work through conflict in your high-stakes relationships – Jayson Gaddis

You Can Change Other People: The four steps to help your colleagues, employees, even family, up their game – Peter Bregman and Howie Jacobson, Ph.D.

7 Best Practices to Inspire Loved Ones to Go Plant-Based – Angela Crawford, Ph.D. (e-book available through WeDidIt.Health – complimentary gift for those who complete the one-question survey)


How to Effectively Communicate and Inspire ChangeWeDIDIt.Health Educational Videos

Center for Effective Vegan Advocacycourses on Effective and Sustainable Vegan Advocacy

Vegan VoicesCommunication Training videos by Clare Mann, Vegan Psychologist

Visioning a Vegan World Meditation – Meditation by Clare Mann, Vegan Psychologist

Vegan Empowerment – Mariquita Solis YouTube Channel

How to Talk to Non-VegansEarthling Ed video

Solutionary Vegan Podcast – Effective communication and advocacy –


Navigating Social Challenges on the Vegan Path – Angela Crawford, Ph.D.

7 Tips for Inspiring Others Toward a Plant-Powered Lifestyle – Angela Crawford, Ph.D.

Speaking from the Heart: Keys to Effective Communication for Vegans – Angela Crawford, Ph.D.


My Plant-Powered Resource Guide – books, documentaries, websites, and meal ideas for starting, sustaining, and thriving with a vegan lifestyle

Vegan Empowerment Resource Guide (created by Shanasy Bratt of Vegan Empowerment)