When The U.S Government Fails, Mutual Aid Workers Step Up: Part I by Brianna Milon

When The U.S Government Fails, Mutual Aid Workers Step Up Happy New Year!  I know we are all so excited to be getting a fresh slate and looking ahead to better days. I wanted to start off this year by showing thanks to local people and organizations who are helping this community get through toughContinue reading “When The U.S Government Fails, Mutual Aid Workers Step Up: Part I by Brianna Milon”

Everything Will Be Ok | A Year In Review (2020) by Calvin Eaton

Everything Will Be Ok | A Year In Review (2020) Dear Community, Writing this year-end recap has probably been one of the most challenging tasks that I have had to complete in the last few weeks. Every time I started to write I just couldn’t seem to find the appropriate words that articulated the emotionalContinue reading “Everything Will Be Ok | A Year In Review (2020) by Calvin Eaton”

540WMain’s Essential Reading List (Books You Must Read) in 2021

540WMain’s Essential Reading List (Books You Must Read) in 2021 Every year we love sharing the books that inspire our mission and programming. One of the first steps to dismantling structural racism is understanding the past and how the past affects the present. It is also important to prioritize the content of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous,Continue reading “540WMain’s Essential Reading List (Books You Must Read) in 2021”

Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts of 2020

Dear Community, Our blog was buzzing with a diverse array of content throughout the year. When we kicked off 2020 we had a goal and tagline to “Scale Up 2020”. Little did we know how much the world would change in a way that we could have never predicted. We scaled up in 2020 andContinue reading “Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts of 2020”

“Defund the Police” Means “Defund the Police” by Chris Thompson

“Defund the Police” Means “Defund the Police” “Defund the Police” means “Defund the Police”. Folks don’t need to “rebrand” the phrase. We don’t need to make it palatable for a broader audience. I don’t care what prominent Negro you cite who thinks the phrase is too “harsh”. It means what it means and the creatorsContinue reading ““Defund the Police” Means “Defund the Police” by Chris Thompson”