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Date/Time Event Partner
08/16/18
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FaithTech Networking
We Work, Chicago IL
FaithTech
Do you ever feel disconnected in your industry? Have you ever wished you could meet some other Christians working in Chicago? Join us for an informal evening of connecting with technologists, pastors, business leaders, non-profit volunteers and other like-minded people exploring the intersection of faith and technology in the city.
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Date/Time Event Partner
08/15/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Arne Duncan: How Schools Work
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
The Book Stall
In his new book, HOW SCHOOLS WORK: An Inside Account of Failure and Success from One of the Nation’s Longest Serving Secretaries of Education, Arne exposes the lies that have caused American kids to fall behind their international peers, from early childhood all the way to college graduation rates. But it also celebrates the countless everyday heroes Arne has encountered along the way: teachers, principals, reformers, staffers, business people, mayors, and presidents.
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08/15/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Code & Coffee at Capital One Lincoln Park
Capital One Cafe , Chicago IL
Girl Develop It Chicago
We're all learning to code, whether you've just decided to get started or you've been at it for years. Come hang out for a couple of hours on the last Tuesday of each month with some friendly fellow coders.
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08/15/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sleep and Clocks: Windows to Health
Horner Park, Chicago IL
C2ST
This lecture will provide an up to date understanding of the biological mechanisms that regulate sleep and wake function, the multiple functions of sleep and the consequences of poor sleep and circadian misalignment (as seen with shift work) on performance, learning and memory, and physical health. In addition, strategies to promote better sleep at the right time of the day will be discussed.
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08/15/18
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Organizing 101
2136 E. 71st Street, Chicago IL
Civic Lab
How did Chicago's civic get SO toxic? What are the basics for preparing to organize and win in a city dominated by the Democratic Machine for 75 years? You will learn about the geographic and political history of Chicago from the 1800's through the present day. The past is prologue. Understand our city in order to change our city.
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08/16/18
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
foodjunky.com HQ, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast
Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about starting something from your garage, come on out for a great conversation.
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08/16/18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Why is a business superpower important?
mHub Chicago, Chicago IL
mHUB
Your business needs a superpower. In this class, Parissa Behnia, CEO of Sixense, will teach you how to build your business superpower that you can immediately apply to your products, services, marketing, sales, and more, all on the path to your revenue goals. Come ready to learn, engage, and collaborate!
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08/16/18
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2018 CAPAG Summer Party
Bernie's Lunch & Supper, Chicago IL
CAPAG
Come join us for an enjoyable evening of cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and public affairs camaraderie.
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08/16/18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SBAC Venture Pitch Session Creative Enterprises Edition
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
Join us at our SBAC Pitch Session, where aspiring entrepreneurs and mid-sized businesses in growth mode will showcase their businesses. Three business have been selected to pitch in front a prestigious panel of judges and receive feedback.
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08/16/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CWD Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Women Developers
This weekly event gives ladies a space to code together. Whether you're just getting started, or are a veteran in the tech world, there's a seat for you at the table. BYOL: Bring your own laptop!
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08/16/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public Newsroom
Build Coffee, Chicago IL
City Bureau
Every Thursday night we turn our newsroom on Chicago's South Side into an open space where journalists and the public can gather to discuss local issues, share resources and knowledge and learn to report and investigate stories.
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