Category: Event Recaps

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”),…

Marjorie Spiegel: “The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery”

The ARA Book Club met again on Monday, Sept. 18, 2006. We reviewed Marjorie Spiegel’s book: The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery (©1988).  Find copies in the Rochester Public Library system, order through area bookstores, or Amazon.com, or Alibris.com.…

Matthew Scully: “Dominion”

The ARA Book Club met for the fourth time on Monday, August 14, 2006. We reviewed Matthew Scully’s book (©2003, St.Martin’s Griffin) entitled Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy. Copies available in…

Carol Adams: “Pornography of Meat”

The ARA Book Club met for the third time on Monday, July 10, 2006.  We reviewed Carol Adams’ book (@2003, Continuum Pub) entitled The Pornography of Meat (a follow-up to her book @1990, The Sexual Politics of Meat).  Copies available…

Joan Dunayer: “Animal Equality: Language and Liberation”

The “ARA Book Club” met for the second time on Monday May 22, 2006.  We reviewed Joan Dunayer’s book (@2001, Ryce Pub) entitled Animal Equality: Language and Liberation.  This book explores our use of language and how it reflects on…

ARA Addresses Rochester City Council

APRIL 11, 2006 – ARA addressed Rochester City Council, proposing an Ordinance to “Ban All Forms of Animal Entertainment in the City of Rochester, N.Y.”  We presented each RCC member with a notebook of info and websites about animals in…