As a spokesperson for Farm Sanctuary’s new Compassionate Communities Campaign, Alicia Silverstone has a simple goal: to help as many people as possible get active for animals.“When people think about helping animals, they generally think about dogs and cats, but chickens, pigs, and other farm animals need our help even more. And science shows that farm animals are just as intelligent and interesting as our pets,” says Alicia Silverstone, whose best-selling book “The Kind Diet” shows just how easy and delicious vegetarian eating can be. “Vegetarian advocacy allows busy people like you and me to spare the lives of thousands of animals every year without a huge time commitment. For example, you can spare at least fifty animals a lifetime of misery on a factory farm with just an hour of leafleting. And there are lots more tips at CompassionateCommunities.org.”Compassionate Communities was created by Farm Sanctuary, North America’s largest and most effective farm animal rescue and protection organization, to promote and train animal advocates and grassroots groups in the most effective forms of animal advocacy and community building.WHY IT MATTERSVegetarian advocacy has proven to be the most effective thing caring individuals can do to help the greatest number of animals in the least amount of time. For each person who reduces the amount of meat they eat, dozens of farm animals will be spared a lifetime of suffering.HOW IT WORKSIndividuals who join the Compassionate Communities Campaign will: Receive direct support, physical resources, and instructions on best practices to help sharpen their advocacy skills. Receive blog updates twice a month delivered straight to their inboxes. Receive challenges that will take their activism to new heights while saving thousands animals. Complete the challenges and report back on their progress to receive recognition and prizes.To find out how to join and watch a video message from Alicia Silverstone, click here.