Support 540WMain On This #GivingTuesdayNow

Dear Community,

Non-profit and community based organizations (CBOs) all across Rochester are busier than ever as we all navigate our current reality and soldier through the global COVID-19 pandemic. 540WMain has been no different. If fact our organization is busier now more than ever. Much of this work has included shifting all community classes and programming into a digital formats, publishing thought provoking blog posts and preparing for a major milestone, our fourth year of providing low cost and high impact programming rooted in social justice and antiracism.
How your support has made a difference in recent weeks:
  • Grown our membership base by 20% from 70 to 85 monthly contributors.
  • Converted over 10 in-person community classes to an accessible, virtual format.
  • Published 10 dynamic, and social justice-oriented, blog posts.
  • Welcomed 3 new interns specializing in environmental justice, development, and communications.

It is our sincere hope that you continue to support our social justice and antirascism work today as we join the global #GivingTuesdayNow campaign. Giving is easier than ever via Facebook or

Together we grow,

Calvin Eaton | Founding Director


Published by Calvin Eaton

(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton aka theglutenfreechef ( Calvin Eaton is a community educator, digital content creator, and social entrepreneur, whose area of expertise includes antiracism, inclusion, equity, curriculum writing, and higher education. In 2016 Mr. Eaton founded 540WMain Communiversity a grassroots non-profit community education and event space ( with a commitment to enrich the Susan B. Anthony Preservation district as well as connect greater Rochester to the neighborhood through antiracism, arts & culture, and wellness education.

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