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Jack Norris (activist)

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– Early life and education:
– Graduated from Archbishop Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1985
– Attended Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, receiving a B.A. in Philosophy and Sociology in 1989
– Earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Life University in 2000
– Completed dietetic internship at Georgia State University in 2000–2001

– Career:
– Registered dietitian and American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer
– Author of several publications on veganism and nutrition
– Pioneered and ran Vegan Outreach’s Adopt A College program
– Expanded Vegan Outreach’s online 10 Weeks to Vegan program
– Program has versions for 55 countries

– Honors and awards:
– Won VegNews magazines Columnist of the Year award for 2003 and 2004
– Elected to the Animal Rights Hall of Fame in 2005
– Provided information for the book “Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism”

– Personal life:
– Married vegan chef Alex Bury in front of a KFC restaurant in Toronto, Canada
– Guests were served vegan sandwiches from KFC
– Lives in St. Petersburg, Florida

– Publications:
– Authored “Vitamin B12: Are You Getting It?” on
– Co-authored “Vegan for Life: Everything You Need to Know to Be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet
– Provided information for the book “Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism”

Jack Norris (born 1967) is an American dietitian and animal rights activist who specializes in plant-based nutrition. He is Executive Director of Vegan Outreach, which he co-founded in 1993. He designed Vegan Outreach's Adopt A College program which began in 2003 and ran until March 2020. He now oversees Vegan Outreach's 10 Weeks to Vegan and Vegan Chef Challenge programs.

Jack Norris
Born1967 (age 56–57)
Ohio, United States
EducationCornell College (BA, 1988)
Life University (BSc, 2000)
  • Activist
  • author
  • dietitian
Years active1993–present
Alexandra Bury
(m. 2008⁠–⁠2023)
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