Category: Event Recaps

Event Recap: Brighton Eco Fair 6/17

Thanks to Darren and Justin for doing the Brighton Eco Fair tabling. We were told by the organizers that we couldn’t show videos of calf separation. (There weren’t any slaughter videos). It appears that parents complained because they were afraid…

Rochester Vegan Living Program Wraps Up First Group!

The first ever Rochester Vegan Living Program held it’s final program session on Saturday May 12. The program was brought to us from the creators of the original Vegan Living Program (from Open the Cages Alliance) held in Long Island…

Recap: Diet & the Environment 4/28

As part of the Roc Vegan Living Program, we presented a double-feature from at the newly vegan-owned Cinema Theater on Saturday. We were lucky enough to have Demosthenes Maratos, Communications Director at the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College and featured in…

Recap: Garden Brothers Protests

ARRoc members went out to protest all five shows of the Garden Brothers circus that came to Rochester this past weekend.  Thank you to Falicia, JP, Darren, and Tina for leading.  Thank you to the attendees: Michelle, Kevin, Moose, Sandy…

Rochester Vegan Living Program Kicks Off

The Rochester Vegan Living Program kicked off on April 14. The day started with an opportunity for pledges and coaches to get to know each other before being led by Katie C. in a dynamic “Intro To Veganism” discussion. Talks…

Event Recap: Learn About Anonymous for the Voiceless

Several people came together at the Rochester Vegan Community Center on Tuesday March 27 to learn about Anonymous for the Voiceless. Participants learned how exactly to do a Cube and had a chance to work on outreach skills. Thank you…

Event Recap: Commerford Protests 2/10 and 2/11

Thank you for those who showed up on a cold and snowy day to make a stand for the animals of the Commerford “Fun” Fair and Traveling Zoo Saturday and Sunday. We’re grateful that Hannah, Michelle, Michael, JP, Tom, Walter,…

Recap: Grand Opening of RVCC

Saturday January 27th marked the official grand opening of the brand new Rochester Vegan Community Center. This first of its kind resource center opened its doors to an eager crowd awaiting samples and goodies from a variety of vendors. About…

Recap: Cube of Truth January 27th

Thank you Darren, Walt, Jessica, Falicia, Michelle, and Rene for working the January 27 Cube at the Rochester Public Market! Despite the weather and technical difficulties, they raised awareness in a lot of people and generated some strong interest in…