Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago had great participation for the Compassion and Vegan Day on Nov 2nd 2014. Over 450 people participated in a vegan lunch followed by 250 people for the speeches. Speakers included Dr. Alap whose vegan wedding is featured on this site and Monali, whose family is also featured in vegan Jain profiles. Food demos and discussions were also conucted. Many volunteers contributed to this very well organized events and all participants enjoyed the food!