Jacy is a researcher, writer, and a leading voice for effective altruism and animal protection. He has been involved in the effective altruism community for many years, since before it even had a name, and is currently working to understand how we can build a better food system for humans and animals. In particular, his research suggests we should transition to an animal-free food system. Other topics of practical and ethical interest include wild animal welfare, legal personhood for animals, and digital sentience. He has written in outlets including Huffington Post, Salon, and Vox, and presented on these topics in 15 countries. He currently lives in the Bay Area with his partner Kelly, their dog Apollo, and their two chickens Snow and Dualla, who were rescued from a battery cage farm. Stay tuned for exciting news on his next big project, and please get in touch if you know of a relevant writing or speaking opportunity.