Category: News

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. …

Vegan Bus PSA!

The Rochester Area Vegan Society has been granted approval by the Regional Transit System (RTS) for a bus poster campaign to run during the months of April and May.  RAVS will be allowed to make a public service announcement about…

UUnAMOR at Petition Weekend

Animal Ministries of Rochester NY (UUnAMOR ~ pronounced you-nah-more) tabled at (Winton Road) First Unitarian’s Petition Weekend, March 11-12, 2017. Lois Baum created the petition and prepared postcards (environmental move to save on paper envelopes). Greg Baum tabled for UUnAMOR…

Monroe County Votes for Animals

If you care about animals and are eligible to vote in Monroe County, NY, please consider joining this local voting bloc for animal-friendly legislation. It’s a direct relationship – the more people who join the bloc, the more influence we…

Speech at Rotary

Thank you to Mary for giving a talk at the Rush Henrietta Rotary Club meeting this morning.  She gave a PowerPoint talk, and then we showed A Life Connected.  I went along as tech nerd. There were about 20 Rotarians…

Vegan Billboard Going Up Soon

Our billboard will be going up February 6th on Scottsville Road between Paul and Jefferson Roads, and remaining there until March 5th.  This illuminated 10 x 22′ sign is on a busy commuter route, and there is not a lot…