The Flying Squirrel is a welcoming space for artists, activists, and
community members in Rochester. We aim to cultivate and sustain long
lasting relationships so we can work together to create positive social
The Flying Squirrel Community Space will be kicking off the new year of solidarity with an all hands on deck circle discussion. We want to dive into what 2019 meant to us, our community, and the world. Attendees will choose the topics. At 3:30 PM we will conclude the discussion with a screening of the short documentary “Invasion” on the struggle of the Unist'ot'en Camp against corporate and Canadian government attempts to force a pipeline through unceded Wet'suwet'en Nation Territory. Donations Welcome.
Unpacking 2019 Discussion and Screening January 12, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm Flying Squirrel Community Space 285 Clarissa St. Rochester, NY Open to the public; donations welcome! First floor; wheelchair accessible
2/1: The legacy of Indigenous boarding schools-a talk with Ronald Garrow
Local Indigenous activist, Ronald Garrow, will be delivering a talk on the legacy of Indigenous boarding schools and the impact they have had on native communities in North America. A circle discussion will follow the talk. Drinks and light fare provided.
The legacy of Indigenous boarding schools-a talk with Ronald Garrow February 1, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm Flying Squirrel Community Space 285 Clarissa St. Rochester, NY Free and open to the public; donations welcome Wheelchair accessible; on the first floor
Flying Squirrel Annual Fall Brunch Fundraiser!
Come out and support the Squirrel while enjoying a amazing brunch with other community members. This year will be the 10 year celebration of the Flying Squirrel! TEN YEARS! A DECADE! WE MADE IT! Come join the celebratory feast as we thank the community that has supported and sustained the space for all these years.
Nov. 3, 10am - 1pm (PS. it's daylight savings! Don't forget to turn your clock back an hour!) 285 Clarissa St. Rochester, NY 1st floor, wheelchair accessible!
We ask for $10 donation to support the Squirrel.
T-Shirts and Slingshots will be for sale!
Menu: Potatoes Egg Bake Vegan French Toast Vegan Pancakes Tofu Scramble Coffee (fair trade/organic) Other goodies!
Please pass this onto your friends and family.
Study Session: Rochester Police Accountability Board legislation
We're getting close to election day and at least one court has made a ruling! An appeal has been filed and the referendum is being printed on the ballots! WHAT IS GOING ON?!?!
Join members of Enough Is Enough and the Police Accountability Board Alliance to get the updates (the answer: VOTE YES for the PAB on Nov. 5!) and review the legislation passed by City Council earlier this year.
Bring a bag lunch and eat as we collectively read through and discuss the legislation. Find out how you can get involved!
Monday, October 14, 2019 (Indigenous People's Day!) noon - 1:30pm Flying Squirrel Community Space 285 Clarissa St. Rochester, NY 1st floor, wheelchair accessible!
We'll have copies of the legislation for you and for a donation of $1, fair-trade, organic coffee! All donations will be split between the PAB Alliance and Enough Is Enough.
Open Hours and PAB Study Session!
Open Hours at the Squirrel! (work space/grab coffee/about us)
Thursday, July 18, 2019 10am - 5pm The Squirrel at 285 Clarissa Street Rochester, NY 1st floor, wheelchair accessible
The Flying Squirrel Community Space welcomes folks to come find out more about the space and take a tour! If you like, bring your work and grab a cup of organic, fair trade coffee for a $1 donation. We'll have tables set up and power strips so those of you with computers can drop in and plug in. We also have free WiFi.
And while your at the space drinking coffee, hanging out, and doing work, check out a 1.5 h study session on the Police Accountability Board legislation to be on the ballot Nov. 5 hosted by the Police Accountability Board Alliance!
Bring a bag lunch and come read through and discuss the passed Rochester City Council legislation creating the Rochester Police Accountability Board. (The PAB will be established if the electorate votes in favor of a referendum on the ballot for the Nov. 5, 2019 general election.)
The purpose of the study session is to read through the legislation, answer questions, and get people involved in the movement to pass the referendum this fall.