Newsletter #18

News and Updates

This Friday, October 6, is our next Logan Square Coworking Day: a free open house for neighbors to come check out our space and get some work done.

Last week, we collected supplies – flash lights, batteries, lanterns, diapers, formula, canned goods, toiletries, water – to donate to the support of hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. Thank you to everyone who donated to this important effort!

Featured Events

Highlighted events sponsored/hosted by Second Shift

October 6: Logan Square Coworking Day

10am to 5pm: Free Coworking (you can arrive at any time)
12pm: Brown Bag Lunch n Learn: Bell Towers – Chicago’s Hidden History
This event is free to attend, but please make sure to RSVP so we can make sure to have plenty of coffee and snacks on hand.

October 15: “Cross It Off” Day: A No Excuses Event

Do you have something on your To Do List that’s been there for far too long and is now a source of stress, guilt, or feeling like a failure? Are you ready to finally cross “it” off?
Saya of Mac & Cheese Productions and Katy of Mindful-U have teamed up to bring you an entire day to get it done.
More info & tickets here.

October 18: Beyond The Optics Workshop: How To Get At Real Diversity
Facilitated by Jaime Baim Hansen

In this discussion, we’ll put aside the “PC sensitivities” and have an open and honest conversation, looking at diversity and inclusion from a variety of angles. Only then can we really understand the true benefits of diversity and how – with intentional leadership – we can create environments to leverage diverse perspectives to the fullest potential.
This event is free, but space is limited, so RSVP here.

October 24: Stage Might: Public Speaking and Presentation Tips
Hosted with Local By Laramar – Chicago

This workshop guides participants through strategies for developing the content and delivery of an outstanding presentation in any setting. We’ll review the “must have’s” of informative and persuasive presentations, discuss methods for reducing nervousness, and go over the essentials for making a great presentation.
This event is free, but space is limited, so RSVP here.

Chicago Events

Other upcoming events of interest to our community and beyond. If you have an event to share, e-mail us: [email protected]

October 6 Creatives = Entrepeneurs
October 12 Future of Media and Policy
October 16-33 Chicago Ideas Week
October 24 Depaul Social Enterprise Pitch Competition 2017

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