Rochester, NY

We collected events from February 2017-February 2018 and are no longer active. You can download the events, locations, organizers, and signs.

17 protests

March 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Rochester, NY

People's March for Education Justice: Rochester

As we continue to defend the institution of public education from federal attacks by Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos, we march to defend that same institution here in New York. The public investment Governor Cuomo proposes in his education budget...

March 13, 2017, 6:00 pm

Rochester, NY

Ides of Trump- Protest by Postcard Party

Participants are invited to write a postcard (or more) with a personal message letting the President know their concerns and/or position on the issues that are paramount to them.  The idea here is NOT to threaten any kind of violence or...

March 24, 2017, 4:30 pm

Rochester, NY

Emergency immigrant rights rally after new ICE detentions!

On the morning of March 21st. 5 farmworkers were picked up by ICE in Albion, NY. 

None of them had warrants for their arrests. None of them have criminal pasts. None were charged with a crime. They are farmworkers living and...

April 4, 2017, 4:30 pm

Rochester, NY

March for Racial and Economic Justice MLK National Day of Action

In the spirit of Dr. King's Legacy, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists and Metro Justice present: A Day of Action in Rochester for Economic and Racial Justice!

The struggles for economic and racial justice have common cause in...

April 4, 2017, 7:00 am

Rochester, NY

Single-Payer Day of Action!

As the Trump administration and Republican Congress begin forward on a path to destroy the Affordable Care Act, we know that New York State can do better. We can't sit by and simply defend the Affordable Care Act. In New York, we know that we...

April 22, 2017, 9:30 am

Rochester, NY

March For Science: Rochester, NY

The rallying point for our march is set for Martin Luther King Jr Park in downtown Rochester at 9:30AM. We will march to the Hyatt Regency hotel at 10:30AM, at which point you are cordially invited to the first Rochester Science Expo.

April 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Rochester, NY

RPCC Earth Day Party and Press Conference

We're having a party and you're invited! Come Celebrate Earth Day with the Rochester People's Climate Coalition!

What: Earth Day Party and Press Conference with music, food, activities for kids, tree planting, basic bike repair (so...

April 29, 2017, 11:00 am

Rochester, NY

People's Climate March - Rochester

As much as I'd love to attend the People's Climate March in D.C. it's just not feasible for me, but I still want to do my part and raise awareness. If you would like to join in a peaceful gathering/march to help bring awareness, educate, and...

May 1, 2017, 12:00 pm

Rochester, NY

May Day Rally: Rochester

Join us for a rally to celebrate May Day, International Worker's Day and a "Day Without an Immigrant", with a rally/speakout at the Infinity Quad at RIT!

We will be meeting at the sundial outside Gracies at 11:30 am, then march to the...

June 11, 2017, 12:00 pm

Rochester, NY

Rochester, NY Equality Rally, Pride March 2017

On June 11, rallies and marches will be happening across the country to show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer (LGBTQ) people and our allies. The “Equality March for Unity & Pride" is a grassroots movement...

September 8, 2017, 12:00 pm

Rochester, NY

Until All Are Free! Fighting 4 DACA & 11 million immigrants!

Join us for a press conference and rally to let our voice be heard in support of Dreamers in our community.

What: Press conference and Rally to save DACA

When: Friday September 8, 2017, 12 noon 

Where: Federal...

October 1, 2017, 2:00 pm

Rochester, NY

March for Racial Justice, Rochester, NY

It is our duty as human beings to stand for equality for our fellow brothers and sisters from all walks of life. 

The weekend of September 30th and October 1st will be a weekend for all of us to stand against hate and genocide....

November 18, 2017, 11:00 am

Rochester, NY

2017 NOW New York State Annual Conference

Join NOW New York for an empowering day of learning, organizing, and resistance. You will hear from elected women leaders; help to set the NOW-NY 2018 agenda; honor local activists fighting for change; talk about sexual harassment, refugee...

November 18, 2017, 2:00 pm

Rochester, NY

Successful Action Planning Training

Here at Metro Justice, we believe social movements are the major catalyst for change. This training is open to the public, because we believe our community will benefit from having more skilled leaders and activists.

This training will...

December 3, 2017, 2:00 pm

Rochester, NY

Rally to Resist the Tax Bill

The tax bill that passed in the Senate last night is more than just an attack on the poor and middle class, it is an attack on democracy itself. 

The bill was voted on before anyone but lobbyists had the opportunity to know...

December 14, 2017, 7:00 pm

Rochester, NY

Rochester: Vigil to End Gun Violence

Rochester’s vigil to honor victims and survivors of gun violence. A short vigil at 7pm followed by a reception in the lodge.

April 14, 2018, 12:00 pm

Rochester, NY

Rochester March for Science 2018

12:00-1:00 pm: Rally at MLK Memorial Park at Manhattan Square:  1:00 pm: March 1:00-5:00 pm: Science Expo at Rochester Riverside Hotel