Hi! My name is Rachael I am 22 years old from New Jersey and I am an Animal Rights Activist! I want to start a project to enlighten those without the knowledge about animal rights and help find a way to end animal cruelty in the process I will be keeping a journal on my journey of speaking to the community and peoples ideas to help educate people about animal welfare and why and how animal cruelty happens and what they can do to prevent it and report it when they see it happening. With this knowlegde not only will I make a difference but others can as well. I want to encourage others to help at shelters and rescue groups and give the knowlegde and love for animals I have to others. People want to save things they love! And sadly animals cant speak that is why we have to be thier voice!! That is why I am starting the project called We Are Thier Voice! Please it doesnt matter what state you live in we can all make a difference together, my visions are to travel as much as possible and try to get my message out! Without your help I wont be able to do this. If you are interested in helping please comment me with ideas and include your name so I can place it in the journal and you get the appropriate credit and acknowledgement for your ideas. I'm hoping in the end to get the journal published so if you dont want your name out that is ok leave it as annonomys( sorry cant spell sometimes) if you arent safe with leaving your name in a comment or your hometown and state you can send me a direct email at firstname.lastname@example.org... it doesnt matter what way you want to help all the help is needed for the success of this project and all are welcome to help all ages. I plan to hold a little meeting for this project in New Jersey in the Ocean\Monmouth County area in early January of 2008 at a local library or something to take in ideas, suggestions, and speak of my purpose and my ideas. I also ask those that are very serious in helping keep a journal as well as to what they do and where they go and when they are finished with each journal to turn it in to me at meetings to compile it in with the main journal for publishing just make sure your name and hometown and state are in the cover so you will get proper credit for your efforts. I am going to pay out of my pocket to get the journal published at the end of 2008, and plan on doing one each year. I will also like to start fundraisers and charities and small art fairs and so on to raise money for local shelters and the ASPCA in Manhattan, Ny. please comment asap if you are interested in my project and want to help. I would like to get this Project up and off the groud today and will start my journal today after my visit to a local shelter and plan on making dates with librarys and elementary schools to talk to children about animal rights and how to prevent animal cruelty!