Category: BLOG POST

540, Inc Partners with ROC Real Capital to Manage & Rebrand the Former Frederick Douglass Resource Center

We are pleased to officially announce our partnership with ROC Real Capital to manage and rebrand the Douglass Auditorium at 36 King St Dear Community, I’ve am so excited to finally share what is most likely one of our worst kept secrets ever. 540,…

Celebrate Transwomen on Women’s History Month | Guest Blog by Chris Thompson

We are pleased to share guest posts by local Rochester community members throughout Women’s History Month Celebrate Transwomen on Women’s History Month by Chris Thompson We are near the end of Women’s History month, as an exciting time for women making history right now….

540 at The Yards Educator Spotlight | Laura Rowley

We are pleased to have Laura Rowley her course Intro to Book Binding: Level I for the first time at 540 at The Yards Sunday March 24th  | 2pm-3:30pm  | $20 About Laura Rowley  Rowley grew up on Lake Ontario in Kendall, New York,…

A Wednesday Word From The Director | Where is The Love?

Hello Friends, Spring has officially sprung and not a moment too soon. This year has thus far been filled with a lot of hate, violence, and vitriolic rhetoric, in the media, online, locally, nationally, and every where in between. I know I am not…

540WMain Announces High School Volunteer | Joining from School Without Walls

We are pleased to announce that Shannon Palacio has joined 540WMain as High School Volunteer About Shannon Shannon is a 15 year old freshman at School Without Walls. Shannon was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Shannon will fill the High School Volunteer position at 540WMain…