Category: News

Institute for Animal Happiness

Thank you to Rebecca Moore of the Institute for Animal Happiness, for being a part of our Anonymous for the Voiceless demonstrations. She says, “We create art and opportunities that encourage joy, learning, non-speciesist dialogue and positive action for animals…

Vegan Activist Challenge

Nolan has done it again with his engaging Vegan Activist Challenge, a Facebook group for vegans who would like to do more for the animals. “The most powerful thing we can do as Animal Rights Activists is not only to…

Tablings: ASHA Kiss a Cow & Fast and the Furriest 6/3

Thank you to Mary for tabling (distributing literature about animals and ARRoc) at ASHA Sanctuary’s Kiss a Cow event on Sunday, May 28th. ARRoc will be tabling at the Rochester Animal Services fundraiser Fast and the Furriest on Saturday, June…

Recent Tablings

ARRoc tabled (distributed literature) at three recent municipal employee events. Thanks to Martha for tabling at Monroe Community Hospital Wednesday 5/10.  She said it was steady, and we ran out of most of our “Truth About…” flyers, Farm Sanctuary literature…

Northwood Elementary School

Mary talked to students at Northwood Elementary School about veganism and activism May 23rd.  These girls are giving a presentation to their school, so Mary gave them armloads of literature. In return they gave her faith that the future is…

In Memory of Kathy Caldwell

Kathy Caldwell, longtime animal rights activist, feminist, and social justice advocate, passed away in February of this year.  Despite working both full-time and part-time jobs, Kathy never failed to attend a meeting, protest, tabling event, or community outreach.  Until the…

21 Days of Love

Would you like to go vegan but aren’t sure where to start or how to keep going?  Are you vegan and your friends are interested in joining you but you’re not sure where to direct them? Our member Nolan runs…

New Logo

ARRoc has a new logo! In addition to the obvious identifying words, this logo includes a reference to Rochester and social justice (Rochester’s iconic bridge, named after local social justice leaders Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass), and animals and…

RPCC Food Choices Statement

Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, of which ARRoc is a corporate member, has issued their Food Choices Statement saying that “Food choices are extremely important for anyone who wants to take climate change action,” encouraging people to eliminate or reduce meat and dairy. …