Headed Back to School? Order a FREE SOS Activism Kit to End Speciesism on Campus!

Speaking out for animals at school just got even easier! Order a FREE SOS Back-to-School Activism Kit to help you end speciesism on your campus.

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Join Students Opposing Speciesism!

SOS is a PETA-backed revolt against human supremacy for students ages 13 to 24. Through a variety of activism tactics, young people are standing up against oppression and working to end speciesism—the misguided belief that one species is more important than another.

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This Young Hero to Animals Opened a Vegan Food Truck!

PETA is recognizing 16-year-old Tabay Atkins with our Hero to Animals Award for opening a vegan food truck where he grew up in Orange County, California.

Make This Summer One to Remember: Get Active for Animals With SOS

Is getting active for animals on your summer to-do list? Speak out against speciesism and turn up the heat on animal abusers with these tips.

SOS Summer of Activism: Order 1 of 3 FREE Action Kits!

Whether you want to protest at a local fast-food restaurant or hand out leaflets outside Petco, Students Opposing Speciesism’s activism kits will help you help animals this summer.

Contact the SOS Team!

Contact the Students Opposing Speciesism team for help by using the form below and someone from PETA will be in touch!

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Get Paid to Lead the Charge Against Speciesism—Become an SOS Campus Rep

Want to make the world a better place for animals and get paid to do it? Apply to become a Students Opposing Speciesism campus rep today!

Help Animals, Earn Experience, and Get Paid—Intern With SOS This Summer

Looking for ways to earn extra cash this summer? If you’re a college student or recent graduate, you can do just that AND change the world for animals—apply for an internship position today!

SeaWorld Isn’t a Party Venue—It’s a Prison

A marine park that’s known for animal suffering and death isn’t a place for a party—but some schools didn’t get the memo.

Order a ‘Guide to Going Vegan’

Want some help getting started going vegan? Our guide has tips, recipes, and more!

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This Young Hero to Animals Helps Dogs Get Adopted by Making Them Bowties

Sir Darius Brown, now 14 years old, has been making and donating bowties to dogs in shelters to help them get noticed and adopted since he was only 12. PETA is awarding him!

PETA Does Your Homework for You! (Well, Almost)

It doesn’t matter what kind of project you’re assigned in class (book report, PowerPoint presentation, research paper)—you can always use the opportunity to educate people about cruelty to animals, and we’re here to help!

 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind