Check out these D.C.-based organizations promoting vegetarian living.
Compassion Over Killing
A nonprofit animal advocacy organization … and the host of VegDC.com!
Vegetarian Society of the District of Columbia
The nation’s oldest vegetarian society. Maintains a listing of local vegetarian-related events.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
An organization comprised of physicians and nutritionists researching the health benefits of a vegan diet.
An organization promoting vegetarianism to African Americans.
The organizer of the Great American Meatout.
Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary
A beautiful 400-acre sanctuary for rescued farmed animals.
Action for Animals Network
A grassroots animal rights group.
Star Gazing Farm (Boyds, MD)
A small 4-acre sanctuary for abused, stray, and neglected farm animals.
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund
GWU’s chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF). SALDF is devoted to enhancing the welfare and legal status of all nonhuman animals by educating law students and others about the issues and laws that affect animals.
VegTerps brings together veg students and promotes animal advocacy at the University of Maryland.