Category: Event Recaps

Veganic Gardening

ARAUNY was invited to table at the “Gardening Conference,” sponsored by Rochester Roots, and the Gandhi Institute. The event, free and for the public, was held in the Atrium of City Hall, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY 14614. ARAUNY created…

Rochester Labor Day Parade

ARAUNY marched in the Labor Day parade again this year. The purpose of the parade, of course, is to honor and unite people in the labor movement, so our theme this year was support of workers in vegetable farming. We…

Vigil for Animals

Martha Sullivan, Katey Burke and Felicity Brach reading. JohnMark Smeenk interpreting. 7:00pm Washington Square Park, S.Clinton and Court Streets, Rochester NY all are welcome BRING A CANDLE ceremony of selected readings, no open-mic Tortured lives, untimely deaths – too many,…

Palin Protest

A group of ARAUNY activists traveled to Auburn, NY on short notice to protest a visit by Alaska governor Sarah Palin, specifically because of her relentless murder of animals. Defining herself as prolife, Palin continues to lead Alaska in aerial…

2nd Annual Bark Heard Around the World

BARK ~ Puppy Mill Awareness ARAUNY will be tabling at BARK again this year. Come visit us! barkaroundtheworld.com 10am – 4pm NYS Fairgrounds Pepsi International Building Syracuse, NY Get a BARK T-shirt early at womanmadeproducts.com Some important information about puppy…

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…