Category: Animal Rights in NY

Public Market

Thanks to Mary, Nolan, and Maxine for tabling at the Public Market Saturday.  It was a nice enough day that we didn’t need our new canopy (bought with member dues and donations – thanks!).  Thanks to Dave for stopping by…

Vigil for Turkeys

November is coming, a month when I feel particularly out-of-alignment with the culture around me.  People everywhere are planning excitedly for Thanksgiving, at the center of which is… well,  a dead bird.  Forty-five million turkeys will suffer and die for…

Ringling Protests Recap

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to protest against using animals for entertainment.  An average of 7.5 protestors came to each of 6 shows, 45 presences in all.  We had a range of October weather, from pleasant…

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…

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…