Age 14, Virginia, Vegan
Josephine is a high school student, a pig mom, microsanctuary owner, and an animal liberationist. In 2019 she founded her organization The Franny Project, inspired by the story of her pig Franny. (The rescue story is in the “Animal Hero Kids Voices for the Voiceless“ book Josie helps lead Direct Action Everywhere and Rose’s Law DC, as well as Students Opposing Speciesism DC.
“I love being a part of Animal Hero Kids because youth are the future and the next best step to animal liberation is educating the next generation. I am looking forward to being a leader in the Be An Animal Hero camp, a project of Animal Hero Kids! “