Category: Event Recaps

Easter Seals Walkathon

Animal Rights Advocates UNY will show our support for Easter Seals this Saturday, May 9th ~ because in all their good work, they do NOT test on animals, and have earned PCRM’s Humane Charity Seal of Approval. In brief, “Easter Seals provides exceptional…

Ringling Circus is returning to Rochester, N.Y.

April 29th – May 3rd, 2009 Circuses.com …and alas, ARAUNY will again be protesting Ringling’s ugly presence. Participants in the Yellow Wall Ringling protest, 2009. Click to enlarge. Protesters, please, arrive one hour or more before each show: April 29…

Rochester NY Sierra Club: 11th Annual Environmental Forum

April 16th 2009 ~ Thursday Bio/Veg Committee of Rochester NY Sierra Club, 11th Annual Environmental Forum ARAUNY accepted an invitation to table at this event. We shared information on Veganic Agriculture, Global Warming, Veganism and Animal Rights. We welcomed this…

Harold Brown and Adam Durand

SEPTEMBER 16th, 2008 ~ Tuesday Harold Brown and Adam Durand. Moderated questions presented by: Rachel O’Donnell Animal Advocacy: Working Together with Different Approaches – the State of the Movement * 7:00pm * Brighton Town Hall AUDITORIUM – 2300 Elmwood Ave,…

Gary Francione

Lecture by law scholar Gary Francione, May 18, 2008 Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate New York and the Rochester Area Vegetarian Society (RAVS) present a lecture by Gary Francione:  “Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare: Making the Case”. Click here for…

Petition Sunday

March 30, 2008, 10:am – 1:00pm First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Rd South, Rochester NY ARAUNY tabled on 3/30/08 for “Petition Sunday”, along with seven other various social justice groups at 1st Unitarian. We had a Petition, calling for a local…

ARA was again invited to participate this year in UR Earth Day, by the campus’ Environmental Group, Grassroots, and gladly we accepted. UR Campus: Wilson Quad (off Faculty Road) Saturday, 4/21/07 12:00noon – 4:00pm (free Saturday parking Library Lot)

2006 “Benefits Boutique”

ARA participated in this OUTREACH + FUNDRAISER: December 10, 2006, 9am – 1pm First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Road South, Rochester NY Various Unitarian church & area activists groups table their message and sales, immediately following UU church services. Open…

2006 “Alternative Fair”

ARA participated in this FUNDRAISER + OUTREACH: December 1, 2006 (Friday), 6-10 pm December 2, 2006 (Saturday), 9am-3pm First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Road South, Rochester NY Area activist, social justice organizations, and artisans, table their message and sales.  Huge…

Syracuse Veg-Fest

ARA-UNY participated in the second annual VegFest in Syracuse recently. Shawn DeLeo of Community Animal Project did another great job this year!  Guest speakers were: Lauren Ornelas (was from Viva!USA-then-COK), Harold Brown (FS), Adam Durand (CC), Eddie Lama (“The Witness”),…