Jan
30
9:00 AM09:00

1/30/19 Business Coaching Day at Robert J Donovan Correctional Facility

Type of Event:  Business Coaching Day (BCD): Business Coaching Days are great ways to meet like-minded volunteers and many talented, ambitious Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs). These events begin with some powerful icebreakers and continue on with one-on-one career coaching activities and empathy building activities. These events build not just marketable employment readiness skills but more overlooked components of human health in the criminal justice system; conversations with our volunteers enhance EITs' self-esteem, aspiration, and sense of hope.

Time: Volunteers must arrive at facility at 9 am and the event will conclude by 4 pm.

LocationRobert J Donovan Correctional Facility, San Diego, CA

Complete this RJD 1/30 BCD Clearance Form to register for event (clearances due by 12/14/18)

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Feb
13
9:00 AM09:00

2/13/19 Business Coaching Day at CSP, Los Angeles (LAC)

Description of Event:  Business Coaching Day (BCD): Business Coaching Days are great ways to meet like-minded volunteers and many talented, ambitious Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs). These events begin with some powerful icebreakers and continue on with one-on-one career coaching activities and empathy building activities. These events build not just marketable employment readiness skills but more overlooked components of human health in the criminal justice system; conversations with our volunteers enhance EITs' self-esteem, aspiration, and sense of hope. 
Time:  Volunteers must arrive at facility at 9 am and the event will conclude by 4 pm.

Location:  California State Prison, Los Angeles County in Lancaster, CA

Complete this LAC 2/13 BCD Clearance Form to register for event (clearances due by 1/10/19)


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Mar
27
9:00 AM09:00

3/27/19 Business Coaching Day at California City Correctional Facility

Business Coaching Day (BCD): Business Coaching Days are great ways to meet like-minded volunteers and many talented, ambitious Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs). These events begin with some powerful icebreakers and continue on with one-on-one career coaching activities and empathy building activities. These events build not just marketable employment readiness skills but more overlooked components of human health in the criminal justice system; conversations with our volunteers enhance EITs' self-esteem, aspiration, and sense of hope.

Time Volunteers must arrive at facility at 9 am and the event will conclude by 4 pm. A bus will leave from Sherman Oaks should you want to travel from Defy. It will leave at approximately 6:30am.

Location:  California City Correctional Facility in Lancaster, CA

Complete this CAC 3/27 BCD Clearance Form to register for event (clearances due by 2/26/19)

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Apr
23
9:00 AM09:00

4/23/19 Business Coaching Day at Kern Valley State Prison, C Yard

Description of Event:  Business Coaching Day (BCD): Business Coaching Days are great ways to meet like-minded volunteers and many talented, ambitious Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs). These events begin with some powerful icebreakers and continue on with one-on-one career coaching activities and empathy building activities. These events build not just marketable employment readiness skills but more overlooked components of human health in the criminal justice system; conversations with our volunteers enhance EITs' self-esteem, aspiration, and sense of hope. 
Time Volunteers must arrive at facility at 9 am and the event will conclude by 4 pm. A bus will leave from Sherman Oaks should you want to travel from Defy. It will leave at approximaely 6:30am.

LocationKern Valley State Prison in Delano, CA

Complete this KVSP 4/23 BCD Clearance Form to register for event (clearances due by 3/20/19)

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May
1
9:00 AM09:00

5/1/19 Business Pitch Competition and Graduation at Robert J Donovan Correctional Facility

Type of Event: Business Pitch Competition (BPC): Business Pitch Competitions are the culminating events for hard-working Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) completing the CEO of Your New Life program. The event will begin with Defy’s signature icebreaker exercise designed to help create an inclusive and accepting community. During a BPC, EITs will present their business ideas in a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of esteemed business leaders and investors. At the end of the day, EITs graduate from the program in a cap and gown ceremony and receive Certificate of Completion.

Time:  Volunteers must arrive at facility at 9 am and the event will conclude by 6 pm.

Location: Robert J Donovan Correctional Facility, San Diego, CA 


Complete this RJD 5/1 BPC Clearance Form to register for event (clearances due by 3/29/19)

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Aug
30
10:00 AM10:00

Business Coaching Day

Do you have a passion for giving advice to some of America’s scrappiest underdogs? Come serve as a startup coach! Individualized meetings with EITs will focus on offering strategic guidance on their resume review, mock interviewing, and business ideation.

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Dec
12
9:00 AM09:00

Business Coaching Day

  • Rikers Island (Eric M. Taylor Center) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you have a passion for giving advice to some of America’s scrappiest underdogs? Come serve as a startup coach! Individualized meetings with EITs will focus on offering strategic insight into some of their toughest entrepreneurship obstacles.

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