Summer Intern Spotlight | Adam Hopson

We are pleased to spotlight Adam Hopson who has joined the 540Team a few weeks ago as our EJ Research Intern for Summer 2020 About Adam   Adam is a rising Junior at the University of Rochester, studying Biochemistry and Environmental Studies. He is serving as an Urban Fellow through the University of Rochester Urban FellowsContinue reading “Summer Intern Spotlight | Adam Hopson”

540WMain Celebrates Three Year Anniversary on the 154th Commemoration of Juneteenth

the work is hard the work takes sacrifice the work takes grit the work is thankless the work makes no money  the work is beautiful the work is magical the work is powerful Do the work and the work will get done Dear Community, I planned for a grandiose, epic, super-inspiring transformative post to celebrateContinue reading “540WMain Celebrates Three Year Anniversary on the 154th Commemoration of Juneteenth”

3rd Annual Black Women Roc! Nomination Period Open | May 28 – June 2, 2019

We are pleased to open the nomination period for 540’s 3rd Annual Black Women Roc! Campaign About Black Women Roc!  Now in it’s 3rd year; Black Women Roc! is a digital media campaign that highlights the accomplishments of local black women who are change agents in the Rochester community.  540WMain features courses and workshops taught by women that are rootedContinue reading “3rd Annual Black Women Roc! Nomination Period Open | May 28 – June 2, 2019”

Top Three Ways to Be A Successful Social Entrepreneur

It’s no secret that I consider myself a Social Entrepreneur. I’ve shared this revelation right here on 540Blog and the more I grow as a leader the more I accept this reality. For those of you wondering; What exactly is a social entrepreneur I suggest reading past blog posts here and here. For everyone else;Continue reading “Top Three Ways to Be A Successful Social Entrepreneur”

2nd Saturday Vegan PopUp Bakery | April 14

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: monthly PopUp Vegan Bakery Saturday April 14 // 11-2 PM 540WMain Learning Academy continues the (2nd) Saturday Vegan Cupcake PopUp Bakery series featuring cupcakes, cookies, and other glutenfree and vegan desserts baked fresh from scratch by theglutenfree chef no registration required // menu featuring cookies // $2.5 blueberry vanilla oatmealContinue reading “2nd Saturday Vegan PopUp Bakery | April 14”