Category: Event Recaps

Book Club: Eat Like You Care

The ABC, ARAUNY Book Club, met August 5th 2015 at Webster Library to discuss Gary Francione and Anna Charlton’s book Eat Like You Care, An Examination of the Morality of Eating Animals.  This is a terrific concise book, an easy…

Human Rights Day

ARAUNY tabled December 8, 2014 at Human Rights Day (Rochester Human Rights Committee) for the first time this year (though we’ve sent materials to be distributed in past years).  Check out the cartoon they used on their promotional materials –…

Metro Justice Alternative Fair

Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6 ARAUNY tabled at this fair again this year – always a great fundraiser.  This year we were selling tote bags, beautiful jewelry, buttons, delicious baked goods, gently used AR books and t-shirts, and…

Adopt-a-Highway

Adopt-A-Highway … Since early 2002, ARAUNY has tended to a section of highway in Rochester NY. Ours is a 2-mile-section on Browncroft Blvd, down through Ellison Park, from 590 to Qualtrough Road. If you drive down Browncroft, you’ll see a…

YellowWall Ringling Demonstration 2014

Thank you to all who participated in ARAUNY’s YellowWall (YW) demo at Ringling, Wed. 10/29/14. There were approx. 10-total in our YW line throughout the evening. Other protesters came too and stood separate from us, most holding signs from PETA.…

Gandhi Institute Chooses Hydroponics

The M. K. Gandhi Institute of Nonviolence announced in February 2014 that they were planning to participate in an aquaponics program to help students from the aquaponics program at the School of Industry transition into the community. Fish would have…

Memorial Day Peace Parade

ARAUNY participated for the first time in Metro Justice’s Peace Parade, which follows the traditional Memorial Day parade in downtown Rochester, NY. We carried images of some of the kinds of animals used in the military: dogs, goats, seals, dolphins,…

REPORT: 2/22/14 ARAUNY YellowWall Vigil re Squirrel Slam, Holley NY

2/22/14 Saturday was a sunny 40 degree day, with wind gusts up to 50mph! Fifteen activists joined ARAUNY’s YellowWall Vigil … still, silent, peaceful, holding bright yellow homemade signs to honor squirrels, massacred just up the road in Holley that…

Vigil for Squirrels

Holley, NY’s Fire Department hosts an annual squirrel-killing contest.  February 3, 2014, a group of ARAUNY and AAWNY members gathered on a busy street corner outside Holley in very unpleasant weather for a vigil.

Greentopia EcoFest

Many thanks to our fabulous volunteers who tabled this year’s Greentopia EcoFest! (Please note that there were additional volunteers who are not shown in these photos.) Lots of curious folks stopped by the ARAUNY booth which resulted in some great…