Category: Animal Rights in NY

Funeral for a Young Pig 1/28

ARRoc is planning a direct action event at the Public Market at 9 am on Jan 28, in conjunction with other organizations holding similar events in other cities.  It will be a funeral for a young pig killed in the…

Vegan Billboard Going Up Soon

Our billboard will be going up February 6th on Scottsville Road between Paul and Jefferson Roads, and remaining there until March 5th.  This illuminated 10 x 22′ sign is on a busy commuter route, and there is not a lot…

Inaugurating Hope

ARRoc is a cosponsor of Inaugurating Hope, a program led by the Pachamama Alliance. Friday, January 20, 2017  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (6:30 PM check in time in order to begin promptly) Location: First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220…

Holiday Dinner at Hettie’s

Animal Rights Rochester is holding a fundraiser Holiday Dinner! Proceeds will be used to fund ongoing media campaigns. Vegan dinner includes appetizers, buffet, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: Deadline to purchase tickets was 12/14. BYOB: Hettie’s policy for special functions…

New Name! New Web Address!

On November 28th, 2016, the ARAUNY board of directors met and voted to change our organization’s name to Animal Rights Rochester, Inc., or ARRoc (or ARROC). New name and web address – same great work!

Vegan Billboard Funded!

A huge thank-you to all who donated to our billboard fundraiser!  Our AR community is wonderfully generous.  We’ll be moving forward with this project, and will let you know when and where to look for this beautiful billboard.

Vegan Billboard!

ARAUNY is starting an advertising campaign throughout the Rochester area to spread awareness about the cruelty endured by animals destined to become food. Our first project is to rent a billboard to be displayed in a prominent place in Rochester.…

Book Club 1/16: Sexual Politics of Meat

Our next book will be: The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J. Adams Our book discussion will be Monday, January 16th 6:30-8:00 pm at the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine yoga room at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave.,…

Recap: Vigil for Turkeys

Let’s give thanks to Adam, Deb, John, Krista, and Martha for coming out to express their compassion and sorrow for turkeys today (and thanks to Lyn for stopping by to give us hugs). The rain held off but the wind…

Recap: Potluck for Abby

Seventeen people came to our Potluck for Abby, in honor of our turkey friend at ASHA Sanctuary.  The food was delicious of course.  Thanks to Rochester Lifestyle Medicine for the use of their classroom, Mary for organizing, and to Tara…