Category: Events

Recap: Cube of Truth 2/18

Thanks to those who came out for our Cube of Truth Saturday February 18th.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather.  We stood for almost three hours at the Public Market to let people know the truth about animal farming. …

Recap: Cube of Truth 2/4

Extra thanks to ARRoc members who came out in the bitter cold today, sunny but 20’s and a steady breeze.  Seven of us stood for an hour and a half at the Public Market to let people know the truth…

Cube of Truth 1/28 Recap and the Next is 2/4

Thanks to Graham, Varun, Caryn, Kevin, Martha, and Mary for participating in our Cube of Truth at the Public Market Saturday, and thanks to Adam for filming.  Thank you to Varun for compiling a video with local footage – it…

Recap: Funeral for a Young Pig

Thank you to those who came out for this funeral at the Public Market, where living and dead animals are sold weekly. We memorialized one of the pigs whose heads were for sale there.  We named her Violet. Thanks to…

Book Club 3/11

Our next reading will be a bit different. We’re going to read the first chapter of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation, and then chapter 17 in Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma (“Ethics of Eating Animals”). The chapters are related, and both books…

Cube of Truth 1/21 Recap

ARRoc held our first Cube of Truth, as Anonymous for the Voiceless, on Saturday, January 21st at Rochester’s Washington Square Park for the People’s Solidarity Rally attended by thousands. It was a powerful experience. We saw many people affected by the needless violence they were witnessing, and received a lot of appreciation for our work.

Cube of Truth

ARRoc will be holding “Cube of Truth” demonstrations around Rochester.  To see what these are about please visit Anonymous for the Voiceless or many photos on their Facebook page.  There are four types of participants: Those who bring/hold laptops or…

Funeral for a Young Pig 1/28

ARRoc is planning a direct action event at the Public Market at 9 am on Jan 28, in conjunction with other organizations holding similar events in other cities.  It will be a funeral for a young pig killed in the…

Inaugurating Hope

ARRoc is a cosponsor of Inaugurating Hope, a program led by the Pachamama Alliance. Friday, January 20, 2017  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (6:30 PM check in time in order to begin promptly) Location: First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220…

Holiday Dinner at Hettie’s

Animal Rights Rochester is holding a fundraiser Holiday Dinner! Proceeds will be used to fund ongoing media campaigns. Vegan dinner includes appetizers, buffet, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: Deadline to purchase tickets was 12/14. BYOB: Hettie’s policy for special functions…