Category: Animal Rights in NY

Vegan Demonstration Recap

Thanks to Mary and Nolan for standing up for farmed animals at the Public Market Saturday morning 10/29.  They went over to the circus protest afterwards, and then Mary returned for the afternoon circus protest.  “Today was all a blur,”…

Yoga Fundraiser

Saturday, November 12, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:30pm) Join Tara Sullivan for this Yoga Fundraiser Class for ARAUNY to fund a billboard that will promote veganism in Rochester, NY! Tara Sullivan is returning to Rochester after almost 27 years at sea,…

Tabling at Rochester City School District

ARAUNY offered information to the 3,000 people who attended RCSD’s Family Day in the Park at Ontario Beach on lovely Saturday, June 4th, 2016.  The vast majority of people passing our table were very interested in talking to us or…

Ithaca Voice quotes ARAUNY about Declawing Ban

ARAUNY was contacted recently for an article in The Ithaca Voice about the proposed ban on declawing cats, and our VP was interviewed.  Thanks, Martha!

Vegan Support Group 6/21

ARAUNY hosts a support group for dealing with issues we may all face regarding living among non-vegans. Whether it’s handling comments from coworkers, family, or friends, figuring out how to graciously attend dinner at someone’s house, or feeling isolated from…

ARAUNY Joins RPCC

ARAUNY has signed on as a Partner Organization of the Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, a rapidly growing coalition of organizations and businesses throughout the Rochester area, who share an interest in taking a stand against climate change. As you’re probably…

Recap: Garden Brothers Circus Protest

ARAUNY protested all four shows at the Garden Brothers Circus this week.  Thank you to those who came out: Mary, Martha, Carol H, Tina, new members Lauren & Ben, and two non-members Zoe & Brianna.  Thanks to Mary and Carol…

Earth Week Tablings

ARAUNY tabled at two more events recently.  University of Rochester’s Grassroots environmental club invited us to their Earth Fest, and SUNY Brockport’s MetroCenter invited us to their annual Health Fair. Thanks to Carol B. for introducing us to those event…

Garden Brothers Circus Protest 4/27-28

Garden Brothers Circus (aka Piccadilly Circus if you Google it) is coming to the Main Street Armory (900 E Main Street, Rochester, NY) for four shows: 4:30 and 7:30 on 4/27 & 4/28.  Their record of USDA citations for violations…

Report: Commerford Traveling Zoo 4/2

April 2nd, ARAUNY members braved fierce winds and wind-chill in the teens to stand along busy Henrietta Road, as close to the Dome Arena as they could legally get, to silently protest the Commerford Zoo. Car after car leaving the…