Category: Event Recaps

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…

Fur Protest

Fur protest, all were welcome to join us! Saturday, Jan. 28th, 2006 Fur Protest was held at Held Projansky’s New Location 11:00am – 1pm Legally on the Public Sidewalk in front of Held Projansky Furs 2240 Monroe Avenue, Rochester NY…