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Special Announcement**Introducing Community Organizer Jake Sell Hicks

Dear Community, Join me in welcoming Jake Sell Hicks as 540WMain Community Learning Academy‘s inaugural Community Organizer. Jake recently joined 540WMain as a featured blogger and in a very short time we both agreed that his level of expertise and education made him the…

I’m White and I Screw Up a Lot | by featured blogger Erin Egloff

Recently, in a discussion on anti-racist action, I listened to a woman share her experiences and frustrations with white people “committing” to anti-racist work and then, after a certain period, abandoning the work to shift their attentions elsewhere. She reminded our group of an…

A Child Who Lived with Autism: Why Person First Language Matters

A local tragedy that resulted in the death of a 14 year old young man brought out the need for a complete overhaul of the local Rochester City School District. However, the case also highlighted  how we classify and talk about individuals living with…

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jennifer Jones (22)

We are pleased to spotlight Jennifer Jones in day twenty-two of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Jennifer Jones was the first African American woman to join the famous Rockettes chorus line. A native of New Jersey,…

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Marie M. Daly (12)

We are pleased to spotlight Marie M. Daly in day twelve of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Marie M. Daly is the first black woman to earn a Ph.D in chemistry. Marie M. Daly was born…