NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Surya Solidarity Institute, a Brazilian non-profit organization is pleased to announce its participation and support in the Animal Rights National Conference, the largest animal rights convention devoted to advancing the vision of animal rights, taking place in Alexandria, Virginia, August 4 – 6, 2017.
"Animal rights is a strong focus for the Surya Solidarity Institute. We are so pleased to be able to support the show," says Clelia Angelon, president of Surya Solidarity Institute and founder of Surya Brasil, the Institute's official sponsor. "We strongly believe it is no longer okay to reap profits and not give back more than we take from society and the planet."
The Surya Solidarity Institute focuses on animal protection, environmental preservation, educational transformation and human rights. Some of the Institute's actions include community work such as adopting a square, teaching kids about recycling, planting an organic community garden, promoting solar powered movie presentations; animal rights actions such as maintaining a sanctuary for rescued animals, fighting against circuses and animal testing; environmental education and awareness about Veganism and how it benefits our health and the planet.
In attendance from the Institute will be Vice-President Marcio Moreira, and Clelia Angelon, President of Surya Solidarity Institute. The conference festivities will include live watercolor painting by Nana Indigo, famed Brazilian vegan ARTivist, free manicures, as well as the opportunity to explore and purchase Surya Brasil vegan, organic, and natural beauty and wellness products.
Join the Surya Solidarity social media conversation on Facebook @suryasolidaria and on Instagram @suryasolidaria. For more information on Surya Solidarity Institute, please visit www.institutosuryasolidaria.org.br.
About Surya Brasil
Surya Brasil is a Brazilian company leader in natural, organic and vegan cosmetics. Fully committed to environmental preservation, animal welfare and environmental responsibility, Surya Brasil is notably recognized for its vegan hair coloring, vegetable-based, with high performance and natural formulations sold in over 40 countries. Surya Brasil contributes to the Whole Planet Foundation, a Whole Foods Market foundation that funds poverty alleviation worldwide and is the official sponsor of Surya Solidarity Institute. The products contain organic ingredients and are free of animal components and testing, with the aim of combining nature with technology to provide beauty with health. Its national and international certifications such as Ecocert, Cruelty Free, Vegan, Fair Trade ISO 22176: 2007 and Leaping Bunny confirm with transparency and credibility of the benefits and advantages of its cosmetics line. For more information, please visit www.suryabrasilproducts.com.
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