Category: Animal Rights in NY

Recap: Cube of Truth 4/22 with New Power Supply!

Our Cube of Truth on Saturday introduced our new power supply from funds raised at the Red Fern earlier this month.  Thanks again to all who participated in that fundraising event, and to Mary for organizing it. Thanks to the…

Garden Brother Circus 4/28-29

Garden Brothers Circus has been welcomed to the IcePlex at MCC.  You can read about Garden Brothers’ lengthy record of animal abuse, neglect, and much more here. ARRoc will be leading demonstrations against this notorious business at all five shows. …

Recap: Cube of Truth 4/15

Thank you to those who came out for the Cube of Truth this morning: Mary, Robyn, Stephanie, Theresa, and Varun.  The weather was great until suddenly it wasn’t, but we had almost two hours to show people where meat, dairy,…

Recap: Red Fern Fundraiser

Thank you to all who participated in our fundraiser dinner April 10th at the Red Fern.  We sold out early, with 35 attendees and many takeout orders as well – we thank them for supporting ARRoc! Thank you to Andrea…

Recap: Stand up for Pigs and Potluck for Albert

On April 8th, fourteen of us stood up for our friends for 90 minutes at the corner of East & Winton.  The weather was great and many participants commented on the large number of friendly beeps and waves we got.…

Recaps: Cubes of Truth 4/1 & 8

Seven of us held a Cube of Truth in the mist-which-slowly-turned-to-rain Saturday 4/1. Thank you to Kevin, Kimberly, Mary, Robyn, Stephanie & Varun for coming out. The weather was much improved 4/8, sunny and not too cold (photo).  We were…

RPCC Food Choices Statement

Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, of which ARRoc is a corporate member, has issued their Food Choices Statement saying that “Food choices are extremely important for anyone who wants to take climate change action,” encouraging people to eliminate or reduce meat and dairy. …

Vegan Bus PSA!

The Rochester Area Vegan Society has been granted approval by the Regional Transit System (RTS) for a bus poster campaign to run during the months of April and May.  RAVS will be allowed to make a public service announcement about…

U of R and Brighton HS Outreach

ARRoc tabled at the University of Rochester for SAVVY‘s Meatout event Tuesday March 21st, and spoke March 23rd (with RAVS) at Brighton High School for an event organized by their Veganomics Club. Both student organizations are excited to work with…

Ramana: Potluck, Talk & Guided Meditation 4/20

ARRoc is sponsoring a vegan potluck (6:30 pm) followed by a talk and guided meditation by Ramana (7:30 pm) on Thursday, April 20th at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14610-1665 (many thanks to Rochester Lifestyle…