Superintendent Deasy Honored for ‘Meatless Monday’ Program

Additional attendees will include hip-hop mogul and animal rights activist, Russell Simmons, “Twilight Saga” actor Booboo Stewart, Landry Bender, star of Disney’s hit show, “Crash and Bernstein,” and more.

The LAUSD Superintendent was also hailed by former 'Beatle' and animal rights activist, Sir Paul McCartney, for implementing the program. Click here to read the press release, issued by Animal Hero Kids.


By Nov. 20, reserve your seat and submit your nominations for various award categories, including:

  Russell Simmons Creative Animal Hero Kids Award: Recognizes an individual or group under the age of 19 who creates a song, dance, poem, speech, rap, video, or piece of art that inspires compassion toward animals. Top entries will be performed at the event.

  If there are particular school clubs or students who exemplify kindness and empathy which to counteract bullying, apathy and violence, please contact or


There are 200 seats reserved for complimentary attendance of LAUSD students. Contact Susan Hargreaves at 561.236.8843 or by Nov. 20 to reserve seats. Further details about the event will be shared with those who confirm attendance. More information about the event can be found on