Chicago, United States of America

10:00 AM till 14:00 PM March 2nd 2019

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Workshop Information

Thank you to RedShelf for providing space for this workshop!

The workshop is limited to the first 60 attendees who sign up; everyone else will be put on a wait list.

If you are willing to help sponsor or host the workshop, please email me@melsumner.com.

Thank you!

Organiser

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Access Information

Getting to the venue

Public Transport

Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes

Notes:

There are train and bus stops near the venue.


Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes

Notes:

There are elevator entrances to the Grand Red Line CTA.


Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes

Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes

Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes

Parking

How close is parking to the venue?

Public parking is about 1-2 blocks away.

Are there costs associated with parking?

Costs vary, average is $9/hr for public parking

Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes

Is the parking lot gated? No

Is the parking lot guarded? No

Accessing the venue

Is there any building security? Yes

What is the process for entering?

The entrance is locked; the lobby will need to be staffed by a member of the event staff to greet attendees.

Are there steps going into the building or space?

No

Are there ramps or elevators?

There are elevators. The primary elevator goes to the 12th floor, where there is a second elevator to the penthouse floor, which is the primary event space.

Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?

Yes

Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?

Unknown

The Venue

Is there a quiet room? Yes

Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes

Notes:

There is a multi-purpose private room that parents with newborns can use for nursing. There is no refrigerator in the room, but there are communal refrigerators that can be used


Is the venue safe for small children? Yes

Notes:

There are some areas where children should be supervised, like the rooftop deck, and around railings on the penthouse floor.


Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes

Notes:

There are some nuances to the building's architecture and layout, like the second elevator required to get to the top floor.


Do chairs in the venue have arms? Yes

Notes:

Some chairs have arms.


Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes

Notes:

Mediterranean Buffet:
hummus, chicken shish kabob (grilled chicken), shish & kofta kabob (grilled ground beef & lamb), falafel (chickpea fritters), grilled vegetables, pita bread, mo jadara (lentil rice), and spicy salsa.

Single serve coffee machine and Bevi water available all day. Some diet and regular soda will also be provided.


How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?

4

How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?

4

How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?

2

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