CONCERTS ON THE BLOC
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

CONCERTS ON THE BLOC

The Bloc and Kensington present Concerts on The Bloc, a unique experience in the heart of DTLA happening every third Thursday of the month. Grab a blanket and be prepared to cozy up under the stars while taking in live tunes from the talented local artists. Live music, beer + wine bar and food options are available at the show.

More information and tickets here

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CHINATOWN SUMMER NIGHTS
Jun
8
5:00 PM17:00

CHINATOWN SUMMER NIGHTS

Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights presents an exciting hot spot for Angelenos this summer. Taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown and LA’s gourmet food trucks; sample the neighborhood’s wares; watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations; experience large-scale, outdoor video projections; take part in hands-on, Chinese cultural activities; sip on craft brews and dance in Central Plaza with 89.9 KCRW’s DJ’s!

Presented by LA Chinatown & KCRW 89.9/ KCRW.com

For all inquiries, please email: info@chinatownla.com.

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FOUNDERS + ENTREPRENEURS DINNER ON: TECH INCUBATORS + ACCELERATORS 
May
30
6:30 PM18:30

FOUNDERS + ENTREPRENEURS DINNER ON: TECH INCUBATORS + ACCELERATORS 

If you're curious about how to apply for and get accepted into a Tech Incubator or Accelerator, would love to have join this special dinner where guest speaker, Miki Reynolds, co-founder and Executive Director of Grid110 (the Tech Accelerator we were in!) will share her founding story and why she reached out to Mayor Garcetti to start an incubator in the heart of Downtown LA. (Dinner + wine)

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LOKAL FILM SCREENING + Q&A
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

LOKAL FILM SCREENING + Q&A

Join Lokal TravelImpact Travel Alliance and Travel with Meaning to celebrate the power of travel to transform and empower communities. There'll be screening of an award-winning documentary from Lokal Travel, "2.5% - The Osa Peninsula" followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and fellow Hub members Eytan Elterman & Marco Bollinger. Stick around after the film to win travel prizes, share light bites and drinks, and dance to music from local musician Abby Posner.

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OPENING NIGHT - WE RISE LA
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

OPENING NIGHT - WE RISE LA

WE RISE LA is a large scale, pop-up art show (over 150 works of art, including many custom installations), performance and discussion space about mental health and will bring our Los Angeles community together for brave and informed conversations around mental health/illness, well-being, and justice  from May 18-27. Hub member Wyatt Closs of Big Bowl of Ideas is the production partner so come and support him and a great show using the code WERISEON here.

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LOFTY SPEAKERS MEETING
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

LOFTY SPEAKERS MEETING

Lofty is one of more than 16,600 Toastmaster clubs in 143 countries around the world. Our unique club in the Arts District is made up of a small group of creative professionals who have pledged to work on their fear of public speaking together twice a month. Public speaking is scary - but stick with us and you’ll not only learn how to master the art of communication… you’ll also learn to love it - and meet some great people along the way. For more information visit us at www.loftyspeaker.com

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WOMEN IN BUSINESS BREAKFAST ON: EMOTIONAL IQ
May
2
9:00 AM09:00

WOMEN IN BUSINESS BREAKFAST ON: EMOTIONAL IQ

This Breakfast is for all women in business (freelancer to full time) and is an opportunity to work with an expert in an intimate group.  It's facilitated by Startup and Executive Coach, Sonia Jeantet, and will cover Emotional IQ specifically related to Relationship Management. Hosted at founder, Kelly's home, and seats are $18 (coffee, tea, breakfast bites). 

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SELF DEFENSE TRAINING WORKSHOP
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

SELF DEFENSE TRAINING WORKSHOP

Our awesome neighbors at The Jyim are holding a self defense training workshop this month featuring special guest, Miriam Nakamoto (8X Kickboxing World Champion). Learn the importance of knowing how to defend yourself from a female professional fighter. Free boxing classes to anyone who registers! Click here to register and for more information.

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Undesign the Red Line (guided tour)
Mar
12
3:00 PM15:00

Undesign the Red Line (guided tour)

Los Angeles Walks invites you to join them for a guided tour of Undesign the Redline, an interactive exhibit at LATTC. Undesign the Redline connects the intentional and systematic racial housing segregation of the 1930s to political and social issues of today through powerful narratives of the people and communities affected by redlining and its legacy. Email emilia@losangeleswalks.org if you or your team would like to join LA Walks on this field trip.  

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Ninety3 Artist Showcase
Mar
6
11:00 AM11:00

Ninety3 Artist Showcase

Ninety3 is hosting its next social impact concert at General Assembly in Santa Monica! Ninety3 is a live music showcase centering on social impact and artist stories. Hub members get in for only $5 using the code: "HUBLA" at checkout. For show updates click "going" on their facebook event page. Also make sure to click "follow" for Ninety3 on their Instagram and Facebook to stay in the loop for future events.

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THE HEART SERIES CONFERENCE
Feb
13
10:00 AM10:00

THE HEART SERIES CONFERENCE

Curious to learn more about the intersection of business x bettering the world? Join @theheartseries in partnership with @rowdtlato for a FREE day of panels featuring notable speakers to kick off the event’s 5th Anniversary. Hear from top leaders from conscious brands like Everytable, Reformation, Goop, Little Market, & more!

Confirm your spot today as space is limited.

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CLOTHING SWAP + FAIR TRADE POP UP SHOP
Feb
2
4:00 PM16:00

CLOTHING SWAP + FAIR TRADE POP UP SHOP

Attention all sustainable shoppers!

Help us save your fav threads from going into the landfill!

Bring in your lightly used clothing and swap for some new to you threads or fair trade fall fashions. Each participant will have to bring the clothes they intend to exchange between 4-5pm. The swapping will begin at 5pm and wrap up around 7 pm. Items are exchanged on a one for one trading system. All items must be clean and in good condition. Clean out your closet and invest in some ethical items at our POP-UP shop. Do your research now and come prepared to shop these brands: (List brands)

Special shout out to our hosts: LA Fair Trade & Fair Trade Long Beach 

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FAIR TRADE FASHION BUSINESS PLAN WRITING WORKSHOPS
Feb
2
to Feb 3

FAIR TRADE FASHION BUSINESS PLAN WRITING WORKSHOPS

Calling all creatives, freelancers, aspiring business owners and those who support entrepreneurial activities! Andrea Reyes, Chair of the NYC Fair Trade Coalition, is taking her show on the road! Grab your tickets today for this 2 day retreat to help you start, grow, or revitalize your fashion brand.

Day 1 - Market Research, Target Market, Competitive Landscape/Branding & Marketing
Day 2 - Product Development/Retailing and Distribution

What to bring & what to expect:
BYOC - Bring your own computer. This is a working event. Get ready to brainstorm and provide suggestions and ideas to your fellow business community.
Food - We will serve snacks and coffee throughout the day!

*These classes are not only subject to fashion but that is our expertise. Service-based businesses are also welcome.

Instructor:
Professor Andrea Reyes - Chair of the NYC Fair Trade Coalition is currently working as an adjunct professor at LIM College, Pace University, & Baruch College teaching a variety of classes within the fashion industry. Andrea is also a fair trade business owner. A. Bernadette works with artisans in Uganda creating accessories, home goods, and more from recycled/upcycled materials.

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