After weeks of buzz, The peta2 Experience: Los Angeles finally shook the City of Angels to its core last Saturday!

More than 150 young people turned out for the full-day crash course in animal rights, which included talks by peta2 staff,  celebrity speakers Steve-O and The Secret Life of the American Teenager‘s Renee Olstead, and the world’s largest McCruelty protest!

Here are some of the highlights:

peta2 kids and street teamers meet at PETA LA office

It begins …

peta2 tour manager at PETA LA event

Paige opens the event.

animal rights activists meeting

Breakaway sessions

Street Team staff speak at Los Angeles event

Rachel and Christina lead their “How to Deal With Friends and Family” talk.

Native Foods vegan cafe catering in PETA LA

Delicious lunch, donated by Native Foods Café

mobile phone activists at Los Angeles office

An army of mobile activists

celebrity actor speaks at PETA Los Angeles office

Steve-O!

celebrity actress speaks at PETA Los Angeles office

Renee Olstead!

Good times in the merchandise room

Nugget photo booth in Los Angeles

Photo booth fun

The World’s Largest McCruelty Protest!