540WMain Launches Membership Program for Antiracism Education in Team Environments

540WMain is pleased to announce the launch of an organizational membership program, providing essential social and racial justice training for team environments. This membership is open to organizations of any size and scope and provides virtual learning to the entire team enrolled, whether it be staff, board, student body, or members.  This education includes accessContinue reading “540WMain Launches Membership Program for Antiracism Education in Team Environments”

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”

A Long Overlooked but Significant History: Meet the Panelists for “What to the Black Woman is the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment?”

As 2020 marks the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, we find ourselves asking, what does this mean for Black women and their role in women’s suffrage throughout the United States? On October 5, at 7:30pm, 540WMain along with SUNY Brockport and the Susan B. Anthony Institute at the University of Rochester will examine thisContinue reading “A Long Overlooked but Significant History: Meet the Panelists for “What to the Black Woman is the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment?””

The Value of Black Teachers by Chris Thompson

The Value of Black Teachers  I didn’t know until this year how immensely privileged I was during my high school and academic years. In grades K through 8, I was in upstate New York, first in Colonie/Albany, and then in a rural town in Fulton County, with a brief stint in Syracuse. Fulton County had/hasContinue reading “The Value of Black Teachers by Chris Thompson”

**Announcement** 540WMain Transitions to A Virtual Organization

540WMain is excited to announce its transition to a virtual organization effective August 1, 2020 Dear Community, After months of operating remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 540WMain, Inc. is embarking on a new era of growth and development by becoming a virtual organization. This pivot will allow the organization to grow its reach asContinue reading “**Announcement** 540WMain Transitions to A Virtual Organization”