**Announcing Featured Blogger & Volunteer Grants Assistant | Erin Egloff

We are pleased to announce and spotlight Erin Egloff as our newest Featured Blogger & Volunteer Grants Assistant About Erin Egloff Erin Egloff was born and raised in Lowville, NY, and graduated from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA. She pursued a career in the Los Angeles nonprofit sector, working for Vistamar School, the RAND Corporation,Continue reading “**Announcing Featured Blogger & Volunteer Grants Assistant | Erin Egloff”

Community Educator Spotlight | Elise Banfield

We are pleased to feature Elise Banfield as one of our community educators for the month of October About Elise Banfield Elise is an accomplished, seasoned psychology professor. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at Genesee Community College (G.C.C.), where she was recognized in 2012 with the prestigious StateUniversity of New York’s (S.U.N.Y.) Chancellor’s AwardContinue reading “Community Educator Spotlight | Elise Banfield”

A Wednesday Word from the Director | Dog Days of Summer

  Dear Community, The dog days of summer have finally arrived and just as we begin to settle into the heat; autumn will be upon us and so will cooler air. 540WMain is sweltering quit literally from the summer heat (we have no central air) as well as from a bevvy of activity. From courtyardContinue reading “A Wednesday Word from the Director | Dog Days of Summer”

Community Educator Spotlight | Alivia Ruiz

  We are pleased to feature Alivia (Dulce) Ruiz in our latest Community Educator Spotlight About Alivia Alivia’s love for painting began m when she was just a toddler. Armed with paper, crayons, and markers she would draw for hours thus starting a love for all things creative. Since then Alivia has nurtured her innateContinue reading “Community Educator Spotlight | Alivia Ruiz”

Black Women Roc! Spotlight | Shalom Pearl Singer-Gause

  We are pleased to highlight Shalom Pearl Singer-Gause in our latest Black Women Roc! feature About Shalom Shalom Pearl Singr-Gause is a professional WNBF Figure Natural Bodybuilder,  She’s won the title Ms. Universe twice and last year finished 5th in the World Championship in LA. She teaches Aqua Zumba and owns a personal trainingContinue reading “Black Women Roc! Spotlight | Shalom Pearl Singer-Gause”