When Being Multilingual Goes Bad | Blog Post by Calvin Eaton

When Being Multilingual Goes Bad by Calvin Eaton A recent incident at Duke University underscores the discrimination that international students and students of color have to endure even while obtaining an expensive graduate degree from a prestigious university. As NBC News reports: Megan Neely, (a white woman) director of the Master of Biostatics Program steppedContinue reading “When Being Multilingual Goes Bad | Blog Post by Calvin Eaton”

540WMain Premieres Redesigned Website

Hi Friends, Welcome to the redesigned website! The new year called for an improved website with easier functionality, navigation, and course registration. Web updates are no joke and naturally I gave myself only 48 hours to get the site back online. I genuinely hope you like the redesign and I hope even more that youContinue reading “540WMain Premieres Redesigned Website”

Kappell Incident a Wake-up Call for All of Us | Guest Blog by Rebecca Johnson

Kappell Incident a Wake-up Call for All of Us | Guest Blog by Rebecca Johnson The turmoil surrounding weathercaster Jeremy Kappell’s statements on WHEC-TV last week raises significantly bigger issues about our city than just the nature of one individual’s brief verbalization. I’ve been listening to and reading about the opinions of white people andContinue reading “Kappell Incident a Wake-up Call for All of Us | Guest Blog by Rebecca Johnson”

540, Inc Launches #speakoutnow | A Campaign Against Injustice

We are pleased to announce 540, Inc’s first annual #speakoutnow Campaign Only two weeks into 2019 and recent public and media events have created much social media and public debate around issues of systemic racism, intersectionality, intent, impact, accountability, forgiveness, and more. As a source of digital and in person content around social justice topics;Continue reading “540, Inc Launches #speakoutnow | A Campaign Against Injustice”

Yogi Educator Spotlight | Sarah Yanello

Fit & Well at 540 this year means more yoga at 540WMain. This year we brought in Sarah Yanello to foster an environment for yoga. Learn more about Sarah and her practice and be sure to take an early morning class. Sunday January 20 // 8:15AM // $FREE ($10 suggested donation) About Sarah Sarah attendedContinue reading “Yogi Educator Spotlight | Sarah Yanello”