Tag: vegan

Potluck for Albert

Location has changed.  Please see below. Share a peaceful vegan meal in honor of Albert, our friend who lives in New Jersey. It will be from 1:15 – 4pm Saturday, April 8th at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East…

Stand Up for Pigs

Location has changed.  Please see below. Stand up for your friends Saturday April 8th from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the corner of East Ave & Winton Rd. Signs will be provided or you can bring your own (but…

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…

Recap: Cube of Truth 2/18

Thanks to those who came out for our Cube of Truth Saturday February 18th.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather.  We stood for almost three hours at the Public Market to let people know the truth about animal farming. …

Recap: Cube of Truth 2/4

Extra thanks to ARRoc members who came out in the bitter cold today, sunny but 20’s and a steady breeze.  Seven of us stood for an hour and a half at the Public Market to let people know the truth…

Cube of Truth 1/28 Recap and the Next is 2/4

Thanks to Graham, Varun, Caryn, Kevin, Martha, and Mary for participating in our Cube of Truth at the Public Market Saturday, and thanks to Adam for filming.  Thank you to Varun for compiling a video with local footage – it…

Recap: Funeral for a Young Pig

Thank you to those who came out for this funeral at the Public Market, where living and dead animals are sold weekly. We memorialized one of the pigs whose heads were for sale there.  We named her Violet. Thanks to…

Book Club 3/11

Our next reading will be a bit different. We’re going to read the first chapter of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation, and then chapter 17 in Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma (“Ethics of Eating Animals”). The chapters are related, and both books…

Cube of Truth 1/21 Recap

ARRoc held our first Cube of Truth, as Anonymous for the Voiceless, on Saturday, January 21st at Rochester’s Washington Square Park for the People’s Solidarity Rally attended by thousands. It was a powerful experience. We saw many people affected by the needless violence they were witnessing, and received a lot of appreciation for our work.