Category: Event Recaps

Recap: PBR Protest

There was a great turnout to protest the PBR event at the Blue Cross Arena on September 22. Thanks to the following people for coming out to bring awareness to the plight of these beautiful beings that are used for…

How I Table for ARRoc

Tina gave a talk for members recently about how she tables for ARRoc.  Tabling means offering flyers at a table, and people come up and talk to you.  Tina has been tabling for about 10 years and has developed an…

Vegan PRIDE at Rochester Pride Parade

It was a beautiful day for pride on Saturday 7/21. After quickly throwing together a group of 12 to represent ARRoc, we proudly strutted down Park Avenue to lots of cheers and shouts of “Yeah Vegan!” The feeling of celebration…

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…