FOrth Approved 5.14.18 by Julie Schumacher

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Courtesy of Larkspur

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
May 16: Co-founder Julie Schumacher joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about building work around your lifestyle, hosted by Presence Agency

May 16: Clean Eating: Very Vegetable with Alia Dalal

May 16: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 16: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 17: Feminist Freelancer Coworking & Cocktails with Rebellious and Ladies Room Chicago

May 18: Open House at Department of Curiosities with Meg Collection, Production Mode and Morua Corsetry

May 18: Happy Hour at A Little Photo Studio with an "I Speak Doggie" class by Pitter Patter Parenting

May 18: SimplyBe. Personal Branding LIVE Workshop + an Instagram Bonus

May 19: Rebellious Magazine's Annual Red & Wild Feminist Prom Fundraiser

May 19: PreSERVE garden day with Slow Food Chicago

May 19: Chicago Creative Women's Brunch: So What, Do it Scared

May 19-20: FinFoundHer for founders and growth stage companies across industries, including a workshop with Parissa Behnia of Sixense

May 20: Feminist Creative Consciousness Raising Series with Amelia Hruby is focused on Interdependence

Upcoming
May 22: Rhine Hall helps kick off Great Blue Benefit

May 22-27: Change makers are gathering with Simply Be in Rome and Tuscany.

May 23: Global Healing Kitchens: Japan with Alia Dalal

May 23: Kenyatta Forbes joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about creative failures and the importance of celebrating them

May 23: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 29: Slow Food Chicago book club reads The Art of Flavor

June 1-2: Women in the Woods retreat with Taylor Morrison and Stephanie Kang

June 2: PreSERVE garden day with Slow Food Chicago

June 5: Pet Parent Social at A Little Photo Studio

June 8-10: Women in the Woods retreat with Taylor Morrison and Stephanie Kang

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Episode 5 of our podcast Go Forth is the Q&A from our incredible panel on finances, pricing and transparency.

Erin's got 20 super useful kitchen gadgets under $15 on the 312Food blog.

Hear about motherhood from Caitlin Kerr and Alexis Nido of Local Eclectic.

Heather Acton shares her slides on Improving Development Workflow with Your Own Framework.

Learn more about our ride or die Vichcraft on the Babes Ride Out blog.

Saving the world one button at a time on the Busy Beaver blog.

Enter this super awesome giveaway including Po Campo bags!

Sara Cantor Aye is on the vitalcorps website talking human centered design, social innovation and equal parenting.

JOBS

Local Eclectic is hiring for a few positions!
Greater Good Studio is hiring an Operations Manager!

Forth approved 5.7.18 by Julie Schumacher

 Courtesy  Nimble Well

Courtesy Nimble Well

GO, DO & SEE

THIS WEEK
May 8: Black Girl in Om Twitter chat is on having a meditative life

May 9: Join many of us as we gather for the launch of Good Company, the new magazine from Grace Bonney. Hope to see you!

May 9: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 9: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 12:  Custom Vans and Custom Vans Art Show featuring Vichcraft

May 12-13: 2018 Slow Food Chicago Tomato Seedling Sale

May 12: A special Mother's Day decorate your denim with Anne Frances Style Consulting

May 13: Self-Care Sunday with Black Girl in Om

UPCOMING
May 14: Become the Fantasy: Erotic Role Playing Games at Early to Bed

May 14: Connecting the Issues that Hold Women Back: Caregiving, Leadership, and Financial Wellbeing featuring Jessica Zweig

May 16: Co-founder Julie Schumacher joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about building work around your lifestyle, hosted by Presence Agency

May 16: Clean Eating: Very Vegetable with Alia Dalal

May 16: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 16: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 17: Feminist Freelancer Coworking & Cocktails with Rebellious and Ladies Room Chicaog

May 18: SimplyBe. Personal Branding LIVE Workshop + an Instagram Bonus

May 19: Rebellious Magazine's Annual Red & Wild Feminist Prom Fundraiser

May 19: PreSERVE garden day with Slow Food Chicago

May 19-20: FinFoundHer for founders and growth stage companies across industries, including a workshop with Parissa Behnia of Sixense

May 22-27: Change makers are gathering with Simply Be in Rome and Tuscany.

May 23: Global Healing Kitchens: Japan with Alia Dalal

May 23: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 29: Slow Food Chicago book club reads The Art of Flavor

June 1-2: Women in the Woods retreat with Taylor Morrison and Stephanie Kang

June 2: PreSERVE garden day with Slow Food Chicago

June 8-10: Women in the Woods retreat with Taylor Morrison and Stephanie Kang

READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

Erin of 312 Food has your guide to Yucatan.

Chandra Ram of Plate invites you on a bean hunter hunt.

Check Jessica Zweig on the No Quit Living podcast.

Watch Rebecca Miller-Webster of DevMynd and Write/Speak/Code talk tech and jobs.

Can pissed off optimists save America? Our money's on Greater Good Studio.

JOBS!

Rhine Hall is looking for a bar tender and distiller assistant.

Bitch Media is looking for a social media editor.

A not-too-touristy list of Chicago includes the Busy Beaver Button Museum. And, it makes neighborhoods.com's best Chicago museums list.

Forth approved 4.30.18 by Julie Schumacher

 Courtesy Pollen Floral Design

Courtesy Pollen Floral Design

New GO Forth episode is live! Hear how radical transparency has helped three Chicago copywriters each grow their own independent Businesses.

GO, DO & SEE

THIS WEEK
May 1: Slow Food Chicago May Food Book Club for The End of Food by Paul Roberts 

May 2: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 2: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 5: May PreSERVE Garden Volunteer Day with Slow Food Chicago

May 5: Art Deco lettering class with Vichcraft and friends

May 6: Covet Market from Chicago Woman magazine

May 6: Community Healing Market featuring Mojo Owl

May 6: Macrame & Mindfulness with Kenyatta Forbes of Urban Macrame and Lululemon

May 6-7: Bridal beauty education seminars with the amazing Nika Vaughan

UPCOMING
May 9: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 9: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 12:  Custom Vans and Custom Vans Art Show featuring Vichcraft

May 12: 2018 Slow Food Chicago Tomato Seedling Sale

May 12: A special Mother's Day decorate your denim with Anne Frances Style Consulting

May 13: Self-Care Sunday with Black Girl in Om

May 14: Become the Fantasy: Erotic Role Playing Games at Early to Bed

May 14: Connecting the Issues that Hold Women Back: Caregiving, Leadership, and Financial Wellbeing featuring Jessica Zweig

May 16: Co-founder Julie Schumacher joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about building work around your lifestyle, hosted by Presence Agency

May 16: Clean Eating: Very Vegetable with Alia Dalal

May 16: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

May 16: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 17: Feminist Freelancer Coworking & Cocktails with Rebellious and Ladies Room Chicaog

May 19: Rebellious Magazine's Annual Red & Wild Feminist Prom Fundraiser

May 18: SimplyBe. Personal Branding LIVE Workshop + an Instagram Bonus 

May 19-20: FinFoundHer for founders and growth stage companies across industries, including a workshop with Parissa Behnia of Sixense

May 22-27: Change makers are gathering with Simply Be in Rome and Tuscany.

May 23: Global Healing Kitchens: Japan with Alia Dalal

May 23: May Coworking Wednesdays at Ladies Room Chicago

READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

Lauren Ash is one of Essence Magazine's Woke 100, shares her night rituals the Good Guide and Black Girl in Om gets a NY Times shout out.

Learn about protecting your gold plated jewelry on Local Eclectic's blog and check out their Mother's Day shopping guide.

How to make the best birthday buttons from Busy Beaver Button Company.

Great stickers and buttons from Early to Bed are now available on their site!

Forth Approved 4.23.18 by Julie Schumacher

 Courtesy Christine Cikowksi

Courtesy Christine Cikowksi

GO, DO & SEE

THIS WEEK
April 24: Wood & Macrame Hanging Planter (BYOB!) with Kenyatta Forbes

April 25: NYC Coworking spaces tour with Deskpass

April 25: What comes of pushing boundaries and creating change at Second Shift

April 25: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall 

April 26: Jessica Zweig is a featured speaker at day 1 of the She Did It Her Way Summit

April 26: Story pitching workshop with Rebellious Magazine

April 28: Life Design 101 with Creative Women's Co

April 28: Slow Food Chicago hosts Becoming a Backyard Orchardist - Workshop 2

April 29: Modern Macrame with Kenyatta Forbes

UPCOMING
May 1: Slow Food Chicago May Food Book Club for The End of Food by Paul Roberts 

May 2: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 5: May PreSERVE Garden Volunteer Day with Slow Food Chicago

May 5: Art Deco lettering class with Vichcraft and friends

May 6: Covet Market from Chicago Woman magazine.

May 6-7: Bridal beauty education seminars with the amazing Nika Vaughan

May 9: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 12: 2018 Slow Food Chicago Tomato Seedling Sale

May 13: Self-Care Sunday with Black Girl in Om

May 14: Become the Fantasy: Erotic Role Playing Games at Early to Bed

May 14: Connecting the Issues that Hold Women Back: Caregiving, Leadership, and Financial Wellbeing featuring Jessica Zweig

May 16: Co-founder Julie Schumacher joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about building work around your lifestyle, hosted by Presence Agency

May 16: Clean Eating: Very Vegetable with Alia Dalal

May 16: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 19: Rebellious Magazine's Annual Red & Wild Feminist Prom Fundraiser

May 19-20: FinFoundHer for founders and growth stage companies across industries, including a workshop with Parissa Behnia of Sixense

May 22-27: Change makers are gathering with Simply Be in Rome and Tuscany.

May 23: Global Healing Kitchens: Japan with Alia Dalal

READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

Why Lynn of Pollen Floral gave up floral foam (and what is that exactly!?).

Meet Rebecca of Rebecca Doell Art.

Check out Mod Sprout's new Drop-In Kits.

Learn more about Ladies Room Chicago and other women-only coworking spaces

Meet Kristin of KraeO HANDMADE.

Parissa talks using empathy to help your business grow.

Forth Approved 4.16.18 by Julie Schumacher

 Photo courtesy of  Janelle Gonyea

Photo courtesy of Janelle Gonyea

Go Forth Season 3 is live!
Plus, we have a new weekly gathering opportunity for ya!

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
April 17: Weaving + Macrame in Color with Little Feral at Festive Collective

April 17: How to be a Side Hustler at General Assembly with Taylor Morrison

April 18: Global Healing Kitchens: India with Alia Dalal

April 18: Deskpass Meetup at Ladies Room Chicago + a mini class on content creation with Karen Hawkins of Rebellious Magazine

April 18: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

April 18: Travel Around American & French Feminisms

April 19: Feminist Freelancing Coworking + Cocktails with Rebellious Magazine.

April 19: Cakes & Cocktails with Bon Vivant at West Elm

April 19: Creative Women’s Co. anniversary party

April 21: Late April PreSERVE Garden Volunteer Day with Slow Food Chicago

April 21: European Farmer's Market at the Sugar Beet Co-op

April 21: Up-cycle old t-shirts into yarn with Aragaman & Defiance and Ace Hotel
April 21: Pom-pom making workshop with Aragaman & Defiance and Ace Hotel
April 21: Flower crochet workshop with Aragaman & Defiance and Ace Hotel

Upcoming
April 24: Wood & Macrame Hanging Planter (BYOB!) with Kenyatta Forbes

April 25: NYC Coworking spaces tour with Deskpass

April 25: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall 

April 26: Jessica Zweig is a featured speaker at day 1 of the She Did It Her Way Summit

April 26: Story pitching workshop with Rebellious Magazine

April 28: Life Design 101 with Creative Women's Co

April 28: Slow Food Chicago hosts Becoming a Backyard Orchardist - Workshop 2

April 29: Modern Macrame with Kenyatta Forbes

May 1: Slow Food Chicago May Food Book Club for The End of Food by Paul Roberts 

May 2: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 5: May PreSERVE Garden Volunteer Day with Slow Food Chicago

May 5: Art Deco lettering class with Vichcraft and friends

May 6-7: Bridal beauty education seminars with the amazing Nika Vaughan

May 9: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 12: 2018 Slow Food Chicago Tomato Seedling Sale

May 14: Connecting the Issues that Hold Women Back: Caregiving, Leadership, and Financial Wellbeing featuring Jessica Zweig

May 16: Co-founder Julie Schumacher joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about building work around your lifestyle, hosted by Presence Agency

May 16: Clean Eating: Very Vegetable with Alia Dalal

May 16: Evening coworking + happy hour + networking at Rhine Hall

May 19: Rebellious Magazine's Annual Red & Wild Feminist Prom Fundraiser

May 19-20: FinFoundHer for founders and growth stage companies across industries, including a workshop with Parissa Behnia of Sixense

May 22-27: Change makers are gathering with Simply Be in Rome and Tuscany.

May 23: Global Healing Kitchens: Japan with Alia Dalal

READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

Forth fave Lydia Crespo of Argaman & Defiance was featured on Craft Room Crash and interviewed on Creative Living.

Amelia's Fifty Feminist States Kickstarter is so close to being fully funded. Let's get her there.

312Food's Erin Byrne shares her Chicago.

Patrice Perkins and Janeya Griffin have an open letter to black creatives on how intellectual assets create generational wealth.

Are you following the story from Shannon Downey about the creative theft of her craftivist work? Read more.

Taylor Morrison of Jubilant & Emancipation has a letter for fear.

We've stayed at Bangtel and can confirm it doesn't suck.

Forth Approved 4.9.16 by Julie Schumacher

 Courtesy of  Luft Balloons

Courtesy of Luft Balloons

OUR PANEL TALK IS ON WEDNESDAY at ACE HOTEL CHICAGO. GET MORE INFO!

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
April 11: Dean Renaud at the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk on being a multilevel creative with Presence Agency

April 11: Come to our panel talk on Finances, Pricing & Transparency

April 14: Slow Food Chicago hosts Becoming a Backyard Orchardist - Workshop 1

April 14: Clean Eating Bootcamp with Alia Dalal

April 14: Brand Lab: The Complete Branding Workshop, an all day event at evolveHer from Chykalophia

April 15: Feminist Creative Consciousness Series: Cycles with Amelia Hruby

Upcoming
April 17: Weaving + Macrame in Color with Little Feral at Festive Collective

April 18: Global Healing Kitchens: India with Alia Dalal

April 19: Feminist Freelancing Coworking + Cocktails with Rebellious magazine.

April 19: Creative Women’s Co. anniversary party

April 21: Late April PreSERVE Garden Volunteer Day with Slow Food Chicago

April 24: Wood & Macrame Hanging Planter (BYOB!) with Kenyatta Forbes

April 26: Jessica Zweig is a featured speaker at day 1 of the She Did It Her Way Summit

April 26: Story pitching workshop with Rebellious Magazine

April 28: Life Design 101 with Creative Women's Co

April 28: Slow Food Chicago hosts Becoming a Backyard Orchardist - Workshop 2

April 29: Modern Macrame with Kenyatta Forbes

May 1: Slow Food Chicago May Food Book Club for The End of Food by Paul Roberts 

May 5: May PreSERVE Garden Volunteer Day with Slow Food Chicago

May 6-7: Bridal beauty education seminars with the amazing Nika Vaughan

May 12: 2018 Slow Food Chicago Tomato Seedling Sale

May 14: Connecting the Issues that Hold Women Back: Caregiving, Leadership, and Financial Wellbeing featuring Jessica Zweig

May 16: Clean Eating: Very Vegetable with Alia Dalal

May 16: Co-founder Julie Schumacher joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about building work around your lifestyle, hosted by Presence Agency

May 19: Rebellious Magazine's Annual Red & Wild Feminist Prom Fundraiser

May 19-20: FinFoundHer for founders and growth stage companies across industries, including a workshop with Parissa Behnia of Sixense

May 22-27: Change makers are gathering with Simply Be in Rome and Tuscany.

May 23: Global Healing Kitchens: Japan with Alia Dalal

READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

Let's get Amelia & Fifty Feminist States across the finish line!

Read more about how artists are impacted by large corporations cribbing their work with a real life, recent example from Shannon Downey of Badass Cross Stitch.

Sara Aye of Greater Good Studio shares about community buy-in and how it's one thing you can't buy.

Learn about the four main types of Mexican tiles over on the Relativity Textiles blog.

Yana shares five lessons she's learned from traveling solo on Nomad Luxuries.

Forth Approved 4.2.18 by Julie Schumacher

 From  Caitlin Kerr Bohn  of Foxglove Studio

From Caitlin Kerr Bohn of Foxglove Studio

Our panel talk is next Wednesday. You coming? You should!

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
April 2: TriBecca's Cubano, a popup at Revival Food Hall from the folks at Honey Butter Fried Chicken, is open till June 29

April 5: Next Bites April Happy Hour at Farmhouse Chicago

April 6: Champagne & Complain with Rebellious Magazine

April 8: Black Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday

April 8: Spring Up Your Closet with Annie Frances Peck

April 8: Shibori Workshop with Argaman & Defiance

Upcoming
April 11: Dean Renaud at the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk on being a multilevel creative with Presence Agency

April 11: Come to our panel talk on Finances, Pricing & Transparency

April 14: Clean Eating Bootcamp with Alia Dalal

April 15: Feminist Creative Consciousness Series: Cycles with Amelia Hruby

April 18: Global Healing Kitchens: India with Alia Dalal

April 19: Feminist Freelancing Coworking + Cocktails with Rebellious magazine.

April 26: Jessica Zweig is a featured speaker at day 1 of the She Did It Her Way Summit

April 26: Story pitching workshop with Rebellious Magazine

May 6-7: Bridal beauty education seminars with the amazing Nika Vaughan

May 14: Connecting the Issues that Hold Women Back: Caregiving, Leadership, and Financial Wellbeing featuring Jessica Zweig

May 16: Clean Eating: Very Vegetable with Alia Dalal

May 16: Co-founder Julie Schumacher joins the Ace Hotel Coffee Talk series to share about building work around your lifestyle, hosted by Presence Agency

May 19: Rebellious Magazine's Annual Red & Wild Feminist Prom Fundraiser

May 23: Global Healing Kitchens: Japan with Alia Dalal

SUPPORT, READ, WATCH, STREAM, VISIT & SHOP

We are *SO EXCITED* about Fifty Feminist States, the new venture from Amelia Hruby. Go show her some support!

Pick up a Vichcraft designed Put the Guns Down shirt to support I Grow Chicago, a favorite community and peace building organization in Englewood.

Share a space with the incredible women of Idle Hour. A 1450ft2, bright, open warehouse space is calling your name!

L'Oreal Thompson Payton shares what her mom considers the hardest thing about parenting.

An all new Nomad Luxuries is here...with a giveaway!

JOB ALERT! Levinson Locations is hiring a Location Scout/Location Manager.

Read about "the only competition that matters" according to Sara Cantor Aye of Greater Good Studio (surprise, it's not who you think!). Then, read about how Greater Good embraces a perspective of abundance.

Learn more about how we can all be eating local from the honchos at Here.

Alia Dalal's Instagram feed offers up great info on all kinds of things like CSAs and fermented foods!

Mana Ionescu of LIghtspan Digital was on Good Day Chicago discussing Facebook revamp of privacy controls after criticism.

Erin of 312 Food shares a candy egg smoothie bowl for your post-Easter eats!