Activities & Awards

FGFF Hollywood 2012 Interview with Juliette West

Juliette West’s Speaking Engagements  (2009-2012)

Presentations to Schools & Youth

  • 2012 – School Presentation, River Middle School, Napa, CA (360 students)
  • 2012 – School Presentation, Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School, Napa, CA (108 students)
  • 2012 – School Presentation, Blue Oak Middle School, Napa, CA (80 students)
  • 2012 – School Presentation, Cybermill, Napa, CA (100 students)
  • 2012 – School Presentation, St. Anthony’s, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (via Skype) (150 students)
  • 2012 – Talk and Q&A, screening of excerpts from How I Became An Elephant for youth audience, PETA office, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2011 – West Adams Preparatory High School, Los Angeles, CA, “Elephant Abuse Awareness, Inspiring Teenagers” (600 students)
  • 2011 – Loyola Sacred Heart High School, Missoula, MO, “Elephant Extinction, Abuse, Inspirational speech” (classroom)
  • 2011 – Missoula County Public Schools, Missoula, MO, Wilma Theater, “Elephant Abuse, Inspirational speech” (400 students)
  • 2010 – St. Matthew’s Parish School, Pacific Palisades, CA, Elephant Abuse, Inspirational speech (350 students)

Film Screenings with Q&A or Panel Discussions at Film Festivals, Conferences, Other Events

  • 2012 – Q&A after screening of How I Became An Elephant, Napa Film Festival, Napa, CA
  • 2012 – Panelist, “Cinema for Causes”, talk and Q&A after screening of How I Became An Elephant, Silent River Film Festival, Irvine, CA.
  • 2012 – Talk and Q&A, screening of How I Became An Elephant, BlueLight Cinema, Cupertino, CA in connection with Ringling Circus visit to San Jose. Hosted by Santa Clara County Animal Activists.
  • 2012 – Film screening and Q&A at International Animal Rights Conference in Washington, DC.
  • 2011 – Animal Rights National Conference, How I Became an Elephant screening with Q&A
  • 2011 – Northwest VegFest 2011, Portland, OR, “Elephant abuse in America and elephant abuse in Asia” (6,700 confr attendees)
  • 2011 – Northwest VegFest 2011, Portland, OR, “How I Became an Elephant shot clips + Q&A with star”
  • 2011 – The 34th Annual International Wildlife Film Festival How I Became an Elephant documentary Finalist, Missoula, MO
  • 2010 Artivist Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, Egyptian Theater, Panelist – “Elephants and the Culture in Thailand” (425 adults)
  • 2010 – Artivist Film Festival How I Became an Elephant documentary premier with Q&A (400+ adults)
  • 2010 – How I Became an Elephant, Screening and Interview with Host Aaron M. Sanchez

Remarks to City Councils

  • 2012 – Public comments to Anaheim City Council regarding traveling elephants.
  • 2012 – Public comments to Los Angeles City Council, speaking in favor of resolution to create Elephant Awareness Day.

Films Featuring Juliette

Interviews with Juliette West

Articles, Blogs & Videos Featuring Juliette West (Sampling)

 

Awards & Recognition

  • 2012 – Winner of Ricky Williams Animal Hero Kids Award (presented by Humane Educators Reaching Out at Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012)
  • 2012 – Winner of River Spirit Award for Youth, Silent River Film Festival
  • 2012 – Resolution passed by Los Angeles City Council commending Juliette West for her youth advocacy work on behalf of elephants. (June 19, 2012)
  • 2011 – Winner of the 2011 National Young Animal Activist Award, FARM, IDA (Animal Rights National Conference)
  • 2011 – Recipient of the 2011 Animal World USA Youth Leadership Award
  • Winner of Action Now Network’s Super Star Hero Award
  • 2010 – Winner of 2010 Teenie Greenies Award – St. Matthew’s Parish School

 

Letters of Commendation

 

“Don’t let someone tell you that because you’re a kid you can’t make a difference.”

~ Juliette West, 17

 

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