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Long Shot Leaders with Michael Stein

Aug 16, 2023

Orazie Cook is a passionate advocate and founder of Praline's Backyard Foundation, dedicated to supporting domestic violence survivors and their pets. As a survivor of domestic abuse herself, Orazie understands the barriers survivors face when seeking safety for both themselves and their beloved animal companions.
Driven by a mission to educate 10 million people about the challenges survivors with pets experience, Orazie launched the Pay It Forward: Paws for Protection Donation Challenge, encouraging community engagement and raising awareness on the issue. Through live conversations, educational content, and strategic partnerships, she empowers individuals and organizations to take action and create safer environments for survivors and their pets.
Orazie is a sought-after speaker, sharing her inspiring journey and insights on podcasts and public forums. Her work has been recognized for its impact on vulnerable communities, shedding light on the importance of fostering a more inclusive and compassionate society.
Beyond her advocacy work, Orazie is an ardent dog lover and enjoys spending time with her furry friends. With a profound dedication to making a positive difference, she continues to champion the cause and inspire others to join the movement for change.