Video Length: 66 Minutes
Learn how animal advocates in Austin, Texas, put no-kill on the City's public-policy agenda, and how you can do the same for your community. Topics include writing press releases, strategies for communicating with public officials, learning how to handle opposition and spreading your lifesaving message. This presentation was part of the American Pets Alive! 2015 No-Kill Conference.
Ryan Clinton is a Texas appellate attorney, a shareholder at the law firm Davis, Gerald & Cremer PC, and a former Texas Assistant Solicitor General. In 2005, Ryan founded FixAustin.org, an animal-advocacy organization aimed at making Austin a "No Kill” community. Ryan was recently named one of the top 25 attorneys in Texas under the age of 40 by Texas Lawyer, was named a "Super Lawyer" in appellate law in Texas Monthly magazine, and has ten times been named a "Rising Star" in appellate law in Texas Monthly magazine. He was also a 2009 recipient of the No Kill Advocacy Center's Henry Bergh Leadership Award. He is a frequent speaker on animal law and advocacy throughout the country.