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Welcome to 540WMain

540WMain, Inc is a non-profit community-based specialty school and event space that creates and curates low cost/high impact educational content & programs rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities, and wellness.

540WMain, Inc’s mission is to enrich the historic Susan B. Anthony Preservation district as well as connect greater Rochester to the neighborhood by providing educational content & programming rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities and wellness.

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Make a One Time Donation

Giving online has never been more secure, convenient or hassle-free via Rally.org. Your donation helps us scale up in 2020 and beyond.

Become a Monthly Sustaining Member

Any amount, from as many folks as possible, will make our non-profit work all the more stable, informed, and flexible to meet the needs of our community. Your monthly support helps sustain 540WMain’s work and scale up the reach. 

Volunteer

Community volunteers help us fulfill our mission. You can make a difference today by signing up to volunteer with 540WMain.

Testimonials

I’m proud to be a member of an organization that educates the community about racism, poverty and so many other issues.

Rae Barnhart

I appreciate the breadth of class topics, and I am particularly grateful for the classes focused on anti-racism and social justice.

Michelle Burack

Recent Blogs

  • 540WMain Partners with St. John Fisher College’s Center for Sustainability for Community Engaged Learning Project
    540WMain is excited to partner with The Center for Sustainability at St. John Fisher College for a community-engaged learning project during the spring semester Students engaged in this work will work with 540WMain through their Environmental Issues course taught by Michael Boller, Associate Professor and Program Director. Throughout the duration of the course students will … Read more
  • In The U.S. Reform After Prison Is Rarely Afforded to Black Americans by Calvin Eaton
    A 540Monthly Membership ensures that 540WMain is able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities, and wellness.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today. Help 540WMain reach its goal of 100 monthly members. Click here In the U.S. Reform After Prison Is … Read more
  • Is The Keto Right For Me? | Class & Educator Spotlight
    A 540Monthly Membership ensures that we are able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities, and wellness.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today. Help us reach our goal of 100 monthly members. Click here to become a member We are pleased … Read more