Category: News

Rochester Vegan Community Center

ARRoc has a great opportunity!  Our VP Mary is beginning a new business in a commercial space at 12 Edmonds Street, just off Monroe Avenue near Goodman.  It’s called Rochester Vegan Community Center, and she’s offering ARRoc use of the…

Roc Vegan Guide

ARRoc and RAVS, under VegFest, are introducing a new initiative to help local restaurants provide vegan menus, which we will promote. Offering vegan options just makes good business sense due to changing preferences of a significant number of non-vegans, and…

Rochester VegFest T-Shirts are back!

Did you miss your chance to get an official VegFest T-shirt? We are doing a second run – and including tank tops and kids’ sizes too! All shirts are $20 (add $3 if you want it mailed to you) or…

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…