Vegan events for youth in New Jersey held to encourage lifestyle change

Above and below: Two meetings held by World Vegan Vision in New Jersey to encourage lifestyle change among youth. PHOTO: WVV

World Vegan Vision’s New Jersey Chapter recently hosted two events geared towards youth and championing veganism as a compassionate and sustainable lifestyle choice.

Dr. Kalindi Bakshi, president of the NJ Chapter, spearheaded a series of workshops aimed at educating teenagers on the advantages of plant-based nutrition, a Feb. 29 2024, press release from WVV said. These workshops, hosted at Arya Samaj of New Jersey in Park Ridge and Hindu Samaj Mandir in Mahwah, emphasized the significance of sustainable dietary practices and shed light on the essential nutrients present in plant-based foods.

The workshops were held under the leadership of Sanjukta Basu for the ASNJ Youth Group and Anu Sehgal, Preeti Bansal, Monika Dhawan, and Dr. Savita Khosla for the Bergen County Youth Group of Hindu Samaj Mandir.

In a separate event on February 24, World Vegan Vision was represented at the PSRM Mini Meditation Summit, a gathering celebrating meditation and spiritual science in the US. Participants engaged in discussions about the significance of veganism and its positive effects on health, animals, and the environment. Among the speakers was Abha Devarajan, Dr. Namràta Shah and Varsha Ji (no last name).

World Vegan Vision was founded by H.K. and Malti Shah, and is dedicated to promoting veganism globally.



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