Tag: outreach

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…

U of R and Brighton HS Outreach

ARRoc tabled at the University of Rochester for SAVVY‘s Meatout event Tuesday March 21st, and spoke March 23rd (with RAVS) at Brighton High School for an event organized by their Veganomics Club. Both student organizations are excited to work with…

Rochester VegFest!

ARRoc and RAVS are co-planning a VegFest at an animal sanctuary near Rochester this September 16th! Our RocVegFest website and Facebook page are up, but not all the details are available yet.  Sign up for updates at one of those…