Community Educator Spotlight | Carly Wise-Levick

  We are pleased to feature Carly Wise-Levick in our latest Community Educator Spotlight About Carly Carly Wise-Levick is a money saving guru, blogger, & entrepreneur, who has almost two decades of experience saving money.  She has taught classes for colleges, nonprofits and community groups, teaching people how to save money.  A true couponing queen,Continue reading “Community Educator Spotlight | Carly Wise-Levick”

A Wednesday Word from the Director | Black Women Roc!

All month long we’ve been celebrating the beauty, grace, talent and success of black women in Rochester here on 540Blog as well as our social media platforms. I must say it has been one of the most wonderful blogging campaigns that I have ever created. Learning about the work, blood, sweat and tears that communityContinue reading “A Wednesday Word from the Director | Black Women Roc!”

A Wednesday Word | Special Announcement from Our Director

This past year has been quite the journey. Building 540WMain and getting us to our one year anniversary has truly been a magical and life changing journey. I am so proud to finally have it fine tuned to the point where everything that I’ve envisioned makes sense in reality as much as it has made sense in myContinue reading “A Wednesday Word | Special Announcement from Our Director”

Artist of the Month Spotlight | Lavonne Barfield

We are happy to have Lavonne Barfield at the 540WMain Artist of the Month LaVonne D. Barfield is a native to Rochester, NY and has been involved in  creative arts her whole life. She is a gifted multifaceted artist who has a heart for the youth of this city.LaVonne is a graduate of Wilson MagnetContinue reading “Artist of the Month Spotlight | Lavonne Barfield”

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”