540’s Black Women Roc! Campaign Celebrate Black and Women of Color Educators

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One major feature of our June Black Women Roc! Campaign are classes that feature and highlight women, black, women, and women of color.

Below is a list of all the classes in June that are being facilitated by women, black women, and women of color.

Cocoa Rae David | Photography Basics: Natural Light for Darker Skin Tones | Tues. June 4th // 4:30PM // Register

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Laura Checkow | Liberations Though Libations: History of Women Through Alcohol Production | Thurs. June 6th // 6:30PM // Register

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Lavonne Barfield | First Friday Art Opening: Think Outside the RocBox | Fri. June 7th // 6PM // no registration required

Various| Artists Talk Panel: Why We Need Art, Culture, & Diversity in Rochester | Sat. June 8th // 2PM // Register

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Maya Crane l Understanding Non-Profit Grants | Mon. June 10th // 6:30PM // Register
Styling & Maintaining Your Locs | Thurs. June 13th // 6:30PM // Register

Kristen Seversky | Women in Tech Networking Mixer | Fri. June 15th // 5PM // Register

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Emily Kyle | How CBD Can Improve Your Life | Mon. June 17th // 5PM // Register
Kelly Lincoln | Intro to Understand White Privilege | Thurs. June 20th // 6:30PM // Register

Lindsay Tarnoff | History of The Morality of Chocolate | Mon. June 24th // 6:30PM // Register

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Natasha Chen | Intro to Intersectional Feminism II | Tues. June 25th // 6:30PM // Register

CaTyra Polland | Creative Writing for Women | Thurs. June 27th // 6:30PM // Register

Black Women Roc! Performing Arts Showcase | Fri. June 28th // 7PM // Register



Published by Calvin Eaton

(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton is a disabled community educator, content creator, and social entrepreneur, whose area of expertise includes antiracism, equity, justice, instructional design, and program development. In 2016 Mr. Eaton founded 540WMain, Inc. a non-profit online and community-based organization for accessible education and events that promote justice for all.

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