ACE Designates DVA as 2021 Standout Charity

Dharma Voices for Animals (DVA) is honored to have been recommended as a “2021 Standout Charity” from Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE). ACE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit registered in the United States dedicated to finding and promoting the most effective ways to help animals. ACE aids compassionate donors, professionals, and volunteers in making informed decisions about how to help animals as effectively as possible. ACE strives … Continue reading ACE Designates DVA as 2021 Standout Charity

With the world in the midst of a pandemic, we at DVA send Metta to all of our members, may you all be healthy and safe.

With so many people suffering so greatly, we also remember that animals are suffering even more than usual. Almost all pandemics have been caused by humans eating animals. And now from being left abandoned and starving on the streets, to being eaten in even larger quantities in some areas, we hope that all of us do what we can to advocate for animals during this … Continue reading With the world in the midst of a pandemic, we at DVA send Metta to all of our members, may you all be healthy and safe.

Sri Lanka Project Director Shanika Gamage

DVA’s Sri Lanka Project Director Shanika Gamage

DVA’s Sri Lanka Project Director is Shanika Gamage, who has worked for DVA since 2018 as Dhamma School Coordinator and then National Events Supervisor. She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Colombo in 2016 and has completed substantial work on a master’s degree in sociology with an emphasis on research and psychology in Australia. Under her supervision, DVA has made presentations … Continue reading DVA’s Sri Lanka Project Director Shanika Gamage

Should a buddhist be a vegetarian?

DVA Speaker Series FAQ with Greg Schmidt

DVA Speaker Series Episode 2 Sunday August 16th at 9:00am PST. DVA will be live streaming our second Speaker Series featuring DVA Contributor Greg Schmidt, Co-Author of the new Dharma Voices for Animals Frequently Asked Questions. Greg will discuss with DVA Co-Founder and President Bob Isaacson about the progress of our Frequently Asked Questions campaign on social media and creating a FAQ for the DVA … Continue reading DVA Speaker Series FAQ with Greg Schmidt

DVA Speaker Series with Thanissara

DVA Speaker Series Episode 3 DVA live streamed the third episode of our Speaker Series featuring DVA Advisory Council Member Thanissara The replay can be view on Facebook and YouTube. Thanissara had a conversation with DVA Co-Founder and President Bob Isaacson. Thanissara is Anglo-Irish and from London. She became Vegetarian at 14 years old, and Vegan in 2017. Thanissara started Buddhist practice in the U … Continue reading DVA Speaker Series with Thanissara