Special Announcement | Black Women Roc! Campaign 2018

We are thrilled to announce our 2018 Black Women Roc! Campaign Today is the official launch of our June 2018 Black Women Roc! Campaign All month long we will spotlight the accomplishments of local black women who are change agents in the Rochester community.  Here on the website and across our various social media platformsContinue reading “Special Announcement | Black Women Roc! Campaign 2018”

Starbucks and The Intersection of Microagression, Gentrification and Racial Profiling by Calvin Eaton

With the never ending news cycle and provocation from social media; viral incidents like the arrest of two black men waiting at Starbucks make a black man and content creator like myself fill up with unbridled rage, emotion and fervor. Stories like these have become common place and with their proliferation come my sense ofContinue reading “Starbucks and The Intersection of Microagression, Gentrification and Racial Profiling by Calvin Eaton”

Special Announcement Wednesday Word | 2017 Workforce Development, Entrepreneur College Preparatory Internship

I am pleased to announce The 2017 Workforce Development, Entrepreneur & College Preparatory Internship Program The summer 2017 cohort started orientation yesterday here at 540WMain Community Learning Academy. This summer marks the second year of our unique summer internship which is a collaboration between 540WMain Community Learning Academy & Rochester Works Summer Youth Employment Program. ThisContinue reading “Special Announcement Wednesday Word | 2017 Workforce Development, Entrepreneur College Preparatory Internship”

Happy One Year Anniversary

Today marks our one year anniversary of opening 540WMain Community Learning Academy It has been a wonderful year and Founder/Executive Director Calvin Eaton has worked diligently, day and night over the past year to build 540WMain into the thriving community center it is today. But it wasn’t just Calvin who made this possible; it wasContinue reading “Happy One Year Anniversary”

Special Announcement | Black Women Roc! Campaign

We are thrilled to announce our June Black Women Roc! Campaign Today is the official launch of our June Black Women Roc! Campaign All month long 540WMain.org will spotlight the accomplishments of local black women who are effecting change in our community. Additionally, the center will feature classes and programming taught by black women (andContinue reading “Special Announcement | Black Women Roc! Campaign”