Flying Squirrel Community Space

Who we are

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 change.

  • 285 Clarissa St. Rochester NY, 14608
  • 585-678-6870

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Using the Space

Need a space to hold your event? We'd love to work with you. We host all kinds of events including group meetings, private parties, music shows, film screenings, speakers, and more.

Yusef Bunchy Shakur: Restoring the Neighbor Back to the 'Hood

On January 29, 2015 Yusef Bunchy Shakur spoke at the Flying Squirrel Community Space in Rochester, NY about the “Restoring the Neighbor Back to the 'Hood” movement and how communities in Rochester can begin to come together and support each other!

Also, long-time local activist and organizer, husband & father, Flying Squirrel collective member and B.L.A.C.K. (Building Leadership And Community Knowledge) member Ricardo Adams received the Neighborhood Warrior Award for 2015.

Check out some of Yusef's writing regarding his experience at a tent city for the homeless in Detroit: Tinsel-Town: Black Eye for white Mayor of Detroit.

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