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LAUNCH OF 100 BUSINESSES

Greetings from Ignite Technology and Innovation! Ignite is the nonprofit behind the Blue Lacuna. Our mission - Catalyze economic development in underserved communities by providing access to technology and innovation in collaborative environments we develop.

PRESS RELEASE:
Ignite Technology and Innovation Announces Launch 100 Kickoff Event

Launch 100 is a Business Startup Platform designed to Increase business creation in under-resourced communities.
 Mar. 3, 2019 / CHICAGO -- Launch 100  - Ignite Your Business

Workshop Series Kickoff Event is on:

March 14, 2019
 6pm to 8pm at the Blue Lacuna 
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THE BLUE LACUNA COMMUNITY
 
Introducing our NEW Membership Plan exclusively for Lacuna Lofts  Businesses:
BUSINESS LITE PACKAGE
 
See our Community Manager, Kaia Powell for any questions and inquiries regarding Membership, Office and Event Spaces.

 Email Address: kaia@thebluelacuna.com

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FEATURED MEMBERS

KNOW WHO'S IN OUR COMMUNITY
CONGRATULATIONS!
Maria Hadden 
49th Ward Alderwoman Elect
 Ms. Hadden has been a member of our Blue Lacuna
 Co(mmunity) Working Space since July 2017

 To know more about Alderwoman Maria Hadden you can visit her website by clicking the link below:

 
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Member of the Month:
 Grow Your Own Teachers (GYO)


Members Since: August 2017

 Type of Business: 501c3 Non-Profit

 
Grow Your Own Teachers Illinois (GYO) is a teacher training program that values diversity, the wisdom of community and providing the best possible education for all students. GYO’s mission is to support community members of color in becoming certified teachers in their neighborhood schools in order to improve the educational outcomes for students.  
Events/ Workshops:

GYO has had countless partnership meetings, workshops, tutoring sessions, and company parties in our space and we are delighted to see them grow within our space. We are so grateful that Kate Van Winkle, GYO Executive Director has chosen Blue Lacuna as their home.

For more information about GYO please visit www.growyourownteachers.org or contact them via phone at (773) 322-7419.

Worldwide Event for March
International Women's Day
March 8, 2019
 #BalanceforBetter


"A balanced world is a better world"
This year's theme for International Women's Day which promotes a geneder-balanced world. Celebrating Women's achievements, Raise awareness against gender bias and to take action for equality.
Read more to learn more about the campaign.
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MEMBER EVENTS (MARCH)

MEMBERS - SHARE YOUR EVENTS WITH US
LAUNCH 100
March 14, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


LAUNCH 100 is a startup incubator for businesses in under-resourced communities.

The incubator deals with four core areas, Office Space, Technology, Funding and Education. Workshops will be offered to participants as well as Website Development, Co-Working Space and access to the crowdfunding platform the Blue Fund Rewards.
 
Register Here

Launch 100
 Donald J. Pritzker Law Center Workshop

March 20, 2019
 11:00 am to 12:15 p.m.

 
Legal Information vital to your small business.
 
 

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