Tag: outreach

Recap: Field Trip to Farm Sanctuary

Saturday, May 27th, thirteen people got their batteries recharged by meeting the rescued animal ambassadors at Farm Sanctuary and spending the day with like-minded souls. Thanks to all who attended, and extra-heavy-duty thanks to Mary for organizing the whole thing.

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…

Recap: Cube of Truth 5/12-14

We had a great weekend demonstrating at the Lilac Festival as an Anonymous for the Voiceless Cube of Truth. Friday we were right at the purple crosswalk on Highland Avenue, the exact center of the festival, and had 35 passers-by…

Recap: Cube of Truth 5/6

ARRoc held a Cube of Truth Saturday May 6th at the Public Market.  I got my first look at the power supply Kevin built and am very impressed – it’s well-designed and well-built – we are lucky to have him! …

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…

Recap: Cube of Truth

ARRoc held a Cube of Truth Saturday April 29th at Washington Square Park for the People’s Climate March (sponsored by our partner Rochester People’s Climate Coalition). ARRoc members started out chalking, and then assembled the Cube using our two new…

Members Reaching Out

Kevin leafletted at the Food Rodeo at the Public Market Wednesday 4/26, handing out a 10-12″ stack of flyers on why and how to go vegan.  It was his first time, and he thought it would be hard, but once…

Recap: Cube of Truth 4/22 with New Power Supply!

Our Cube of Truth on Saturday introduced our new power supply from funds raised at the Red Fern earlier this month.  Thanks again to all who participated in that fundraising event, and to Mary for organizing it. Thanks to the…

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…