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At LTUX, we are always encouraging each other to share our work and make a statement. We love to educate others—because we know this is one of the best ways to learn. This June we will kick off the summer with learning how to make our own zine! Zines (pronounced zeens) have a history rooted in the sharing and circulation of ideas and information. Learn how this low-cost activity can feed your creative endeavors on June 20 with Candra K. Gill and Ella Nance. You’ll leave this workshop with your own, custom-made zine! In this workshop, you’ll learn: 1) What a zine is and what it is for 2) How to make one 3) What to put in one Update: Our leader bios! Candra K Gill’s UX career started at the University of Michigan School of Information, where she earned an MSI in Human-Computer Interaction. After graduating, she worked in the agency world until she moved to Atlanta to work for the Home Depot as member of its award-winning app team. She recently (as in this week!) started a position with IHG and teaches Information Architecture for Brandeis University’s Graduate Professional Studies master’s degree program in User-Centered Design. Candra is a co-founder and a steering committee member of the Carl Brandon Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit advocacy group for writers and fans of color in science fiction that took its name from a famous zine-related hoax. She made her first zines in high school and has made them off and on ever since. Janelle “Ella” Nance is a UX/UI Designer at Radio Systems Corporation. Ella has a background in information and report design for healthcare before discovering UX. In 2018, Ella graduated from Center Centre in Chattanooga, TN with a diploma in User Experience Design & Technology. She also holds a B.A. from Iowa State University in Advertising and is certified to teach English to non-native speakers. Ella currently lives in Knoxville, TN. She’s an occasional salsa dancer and roller skater who enjoys reading, writing, movies, and making zines. Ella made her first zine in 2017 titled “Awkwardly Checking My Phone.” —————————————————————————— BE LTUX SAVVY! NOTES AND REMINDERS: -Remember to bring your LTUX Membership Card! If you don't have one yet, please come right at 6:30 to get yours. Yay! -Meetup doesn't give us good tools for refunding and waitlisting. If you sign-up but then find out you can't come, please consider the $5 a donation to a GREAT cause. Remove your RSVP and post in the comments that a spot is open! If you are looking for a spot, please work it out in the comments. Please do not show up if you don't have a spot! Thank you! - Dinner is provided by sponsors and we cannot promise allergen-free fare. If you have allergies/restrictions, please BYO dinner. AGENDA: 6:30pm: Doors open! Grab some food provided by our sponsors and hang out with new and old friends. TONIGHT: Pizza, soft drinks and some boozy drinks, too. 7pm: Let's get started! Hello, sponsor shout-outs, and important announcements from the organizers. Open floor for community announcements: do you need support with a project? Is your company hiring? Let the group know what's up. 7:15ish to 8:30ish: Event! 8:30pm: Clean up, goodbyes, good night!