Jun
25
10:00 AM10:00

6/25/19 Business Pitch Competition & Graduation at Valley State Prison

Business Pitch Competition & Graduation

10:00 – 3:30 pm

Valley State Prison

Business Pitch Competitions begin with icebreaker exercises designed to help create an inclusive and accepting community. Afterward, volunteers serve as judges for the EITs’ Shark-Tank style pitch competition at the culmination of their journey with Defy. Following the competition, EITs don caps and gowns and their family members are invited to join their graduation ceremony. Volunteers have the special opportunity to bear witness and lend support to the graduates who have worked diligently to reach this milestone occasion. 

Email Kari at [email protected] by Friday, May 24, to register!

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Jul
10
10:00 AM10:00

7/10/19 Business Coaching Day (BCD) at Correctional Training Facility, Soledad

Business Coaching Day (BCD)

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Correctional Training Facility, Soledad

BCDs begin with icebreaker exercises designed to help create an inclusive and accepting community. Afterward, volunteers provide EITs with feedback on their resumes, personal statements, and business ideas through small group coaching sessions. Before the end of the evening, there are exercises to reflect on what everyone learned and bring closure to the event.

Email Kari at [email protected] by Friday, June 7, to register!

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