Jane Unchained News profiles vegan activists and celebrities and reports on animal rights news, issues, organizations, campaigns, protests, vigils, conferences, galas, VegFests, and restaurants, bringing the world crucial information ignored by advertiser-based mainstream media.
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Social Media Director, Video Editor, Website Writer, Videographer, and Graphic Designer
Co-founder of the 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Animal Alliance Network activist group as part of the Save Movement. She helps organize weekly pig vigils outside of a slaughterhouse near Downtown Los Angeles. She hopes to help raise awareness in her community and around the world about the victims of animal agriculture.
#LBL Booker & Producer & co-host of Plant-based in the ‘Burbs
Paige’s daughter went vegan at age 13 and Paige joined her 6 months later. She is committed to bringing environmentally conscious vegan living to the forefront and reports on all the latest animal rights’ aspects, including The Save Movement’s vigils, various PETA protests, VegFests, AV Cube of Truths, vegan conferences and more.
Vida is consultant who enjoys connecting plant-based businesses with vegan-themed outreach and direct-to-consumer marketing. With a degree in business and a background in finance, she also assists with business development.
Josh left his former life of big money to support non-profits and vegan businesses. He learned that life is more than money and so he does not focus on it. He gathered a wide variety of skills( IT, design and business structure) and loves to share them with planet saving organizations. 🙂
Kenziah Rubens is a Hollywood actor known for his role on the show Hats. He is the Instagram and IGTV editor for JaneUnChained.com and a vegan activist.
Contributor & Administrative Assistant
Kim went vegan in 2014 and quickly delved into animal rights activism. Her two daughters were raised vegetarian but as young adults chose to go vegan too. Kim helps Jane Unchained mostly behind the scenes, with office administration and helping organize the many JNN projects and some Instagram as well.
Josey is a writer and Wellesley College graduate. When she’s not contributing to vegan blogs or writing on her own, you’ll probably find her satisfying her sweet tooth by baking vegan desserts. She’s passionate about the environment and hopes to use storytelling to help others develop a deeper connection to nature.
Paula Otero is a PR gal and an avid creator of purpose-centric content on topics of sustainability, vegan and plan-based living. Currently consulting as PR Director for vWire News, Paula also coaches individuals on Whole Food Plant Based Living.
Vegan for the animals since 2018, Paula lives in Chicago with her furry baby Clark.
Actor, photographer, and spoken word poet with an insatiable sweet tooth for all things plant-based. Proud guardian to two adopted rats named Tofu and Tempeh, and a sweet pup named Echo.
Digital Marketing Consultant
In marketing and web design for over 20 years, Heather Dahman recently started an all-vegan marketing company, HD Vegan Marketing + Design, to focus strictly on helping vegan businesses succeed online. Heather is also a certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator through her company The Veg Academy and holds her certification in plant-based nutrition and vegan desserts.
Heather lives in Indiana with her husband, JR, and their dog, Baron. Her dream is to create a more vegan world.
Anchor & Special Corespondent
Dani Rukin, seasoned executive and leadership coach, speaker, and facilitator, is a passionate animal rights activist, inspiring others to connect with their compassion by speaking out for the most vulnerable among us. She also has a blog, The Daring Vegan thedaringvegan.com. It’s about living a compassionate life. Dare to make a difference.
Host of Plant-Based Business Hour
Host of Naijha Speaks
Naijha is a native New Yorker now living in Baltimore. She has an MBA in Business and became a restaurant owner after she met Gregory Brown. She is the Director of the Black Vegetarian Society of Maryland, she co-created Vegan Soulfest and Maryland Vegan Restaurant Week and hosts her own talk show on YouTube, Naijha Speaks.
Host of Laws that Matter: Veganism & Law
Carissa is the founding attorney and CEO of BeVeg, the leading law firm for vegan certification. Carissa is also an awarded-Super Lawyer, and regular legal expert for networks like Fox, CNN/HLN, CBS, NBC. Carissa earned her law degree from U.C. Berkeley. Recently, Carissa co-hosted on the Amazon Prime cooking show New Day New Chef. Carissa is vegan from birth.
Contributor & Host of Saturday Snackdown
Co-host of Sunday Bites & Tidbits
Chef Babette transformed her life going vegan in 1990. She is a world-class healthy chef, fitness expert, motivational speaker and co-owner of Stuff I Eat – a successful restaurant in Inglewood, California. She participates in health summit events around the country and seems to be able to do it all.
Host of Plant-Based Power Hour & Co-host of Friday Night Live
Jane Elizabeth is the host of Plant-Based Power Hour, where she interviews top vegan athletes. She is an author, fitness trainer, and empowerment coach. She is the creator of Badass Rebel Runners – an all vegan fitness mobile app.
Lindsey Baker content creator, citizen journalist, actor and Animal Rights Activist. Lindsey has over 20 years experience in media communications formerly working for Fortune 500 companies. Six years ago she became vegan and left the corporate world to further pursue her creative interests and to help be a voice for the voiceless.
Host of Hey Doc! What’s New in Plant-based Medicine?
Lisa is a Health Educator, Nutrition Consultant and has been a PCRM’s Food for Life instructor since 2012. Her daughter Taryn is vegan also and is founder of vegetaryn.com. Besides Jane Velez-Mitchell, Lisa was the first official Contributor to Jane UnChained News!
Co-host of Friday Night Live
Sean is a spoken word performer, poet, actor, writer, recording artist and TEDx Speaker. He believes in world peace through inner peace, fun & love. Sean supports many non-profits including NARD, Kindred Spirits Farm, Doctors Without Borders and more as a host, speaker and artist.
Host of Sound Bath for All Earthlings
Melissa founded Open Eyes Foundation, a campaign that inspires solutions for a sustainable future. She is Vice President of VegFest L.A., a yoga teacher, and sound and energy healer. Her primary goal is to create community and support to guide new vegans on a positive path.
Co-host of Sunday Bites & Tidbits
Terrah is a mother of three and has had a multi-faceted career in entertainment from Broadway to recording artist, both in front of and behind the camera. She began her journey towards a vegan lifestyle in 1979. Terrah co-hosts “Sunday Bites & Tidbits” with Babette Davis.
Host of Elegantly Raw
Doreet is the Founder of Elegantly Raw Serenity Foods and author of Celebrating Our Raw Nature Books 1 & 2 and was a featured living foods chef on SMTV – serenityspaces.org. Watch for her show “Elegantly Raw” on Jane Unchained.
Host of Youth Climate Show
Lana is an international climate justice activist and a voice for shifting to plant-rich food systems as a climate solution. She helps run Cultivate America. She is a Brazilian immigrant to the US who moved to Washington, DC to attend college at the Johns Hopkins University.
Host of F.A.K.E.
Jonathan is founder of F.A.K.E. – Fashion for the Animal Kingdom and Environment. F.A.K.E promotes designers from around the world who create vegan fashion ethically made. F.A.K.E. organizes events and Fashion shows and working on creating the 1st vegan fashion museum.
Co-host of Plant-Based In The Burbs
Sherri is a personal trainer/Pilates instructor who’s been living a plant-based lifestyle since 2016 and loves veganizing her favorite recipes and favorites from childhood. “Being able to cause no harm to living creatures has been so liberating and rewarding.”
Host of One Veggie At A Time
Antionette aka Toni is an actress and producer who created and hosts the “One Veggie At A Time” cooking show. She enjoys introducing everyday meals to vegan-curious folks, hesitant to make the plunge.
Host of Couples Cookin’
Chelsea is founder of Veggies Do It Better, Vegan Night Market Portland and #VeganTipsTuesday and a co-founder of Animal Rights Collective Portland. She hosts with ex-hunter hubby Jake Vaage.
Host of Saturday Snackdown
Voted PETA’s “Sexiest Vegan Over 50,” Erin is the founder of ALMA Rescue Foundation. She has been involved in rescue & animal advocacy for over 37 years.
Weekly #LBL Co-Host
Andrés is vegan activist and influencer From Peru. He teaches cooking lessons to people interested in easy vegan meals. He lives and works at the WisdomHaus, a vegan intentional community hub seeking to help people adopt a plant-based diet and reverse their diseases.
Weekly #LBL Co-Host
Vanessa is a Yale graduate, and an actress, yoga and pole dance instructor, personal trainer and licensed psychotherapist whose mission is to stop animal suffering. Vanessa founded Ellora Wellness, a vegan, organic wellness center in LA.
Tonia is a hairstylist and indie filmmaker from Michigan who has been doing vegan activism since 2018. She is grateful to represent the Midwest on Jane Unchained.
A NYC-based animal rights activist. In 2008, Moss made the award-winning documentary BLINDERS about NYC’s horse-drawn carriage trade.
Founder of Vegans of LA, works for Vegan Outreach, and is a powerhouse social media communicator and connector.
Edita Birnkrant is the Executive Director of NYC-based animal rights political action organization NYCLASS, and has been a vegan and activist for nearly twenty years.
Activist, tastemaker, and chef. Through social media, writing, and public speaking, she inspires others to create their unique version of a vegan lifestyle.
Plantbasedg is a super cool cookbook author, fitness enthusiast and public speaker who brings attention to our responsibilities in loving animals as we do ourselves.
Lifelong animal lover and activist, Meira spreads awareness through social media and grassroots activism. She enjoys writing songs, singing, acting, & fighting for justice.
Shannon Blair is the mother of young, vegan, social media activist Vegan Evan! Shannon and her young son travel all over the globe doing outreach. Shannon is the Activism Director for Animal Hero Kids along with being a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator.
Vegan and activist for over 10 years, organizes the International Animal Rights Conference (IARC) in Luxembourg. Also a part of AGWC Rockin’ Rescue.
I am here to enlighten others that the plant-based life is a better way of living for us, for the animals and our planet.
Cheyenne Danner, also known as “Naturally Cheyenne”, is a spunky full-time activist who travels the world to help the animals and empower others to do the same!
Sahar is known for her specialty artisanal Mexican cheese and flavor-filled dishes, Sahar spends her time sharing her culinary magic in kitchens all over the world!