540WMain (Virtually) Celebrates Four Years All Month Long

Hey, 540WMain officially turns 4 years old this month! With everything going on right now, we are reminded of just how important our organization’s purpose is not just in our local community, but far beyond. We enter this coming year committed more than ever to provide accessible resources and education while teaching our community aboutContinue reading “540WMain (Virtually) Celebrates Four Years All Month Long”

Black Women Roc! 2020 | Nomination Period May 8 – 17, 2020

We are pleased to open the nomination period for Black Women Roc! 2020 Black Women Roc! our annual month long digital campaign where we highlight the achievements and work of four Black women and femme identifying women of color enacting change and making significant positive contributions to the Rochester community. Black Women Roc! 2020 HowContinue reading “Black Women Roc! 2020 | Nomination Period May 8 – 17, 2020”

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 andContinue reading “Support 540WMain On This #GivingTuesdayNow”

540WMain Moves All Classes to Webinar Format Until Further Notice

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that 540WMain is able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities, and wellness.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today. Help 540WMain reach its goal of 100 monthly members. Click here **SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT** Based on the ongoing nationalContinue reading “540WMain Moves All Classes to Webinar Format Until Further Notice”

2020 Gentrification Conference Postponed Until September 19, 2020

2020 Gentrification Conference presented by 540WMain and City Roots Community Land Trust  “Resisting Gentrification: Then and Now” 2020 Conference postponed until Saturday September 19, 2020 Due to a recent update in University of Rochester policy that limits on campus events to no more than 25 people, the 2020 Gentrification Conference presented by 540WMain and CityContinue reading “2020 Gentrification Conference Postponed Until September 19, 2020”