Type of Event: Business Pitch Competition (BPC): Business Pitch Competitions (BPCs) are the culminating events for hard-working EITs completing the CEO of Your New Life program. During a BPC, EITs will present their business ideas in several rounds of a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of business leaders and investors. The event also includes Defy’s signature icebreaker and empathy-building exercises designed to create an inclusive and accepting community. At the end of the day, five winning pitches are selected from the group in an awards ceremony, followed by a cap and gown graduation ceremony.
Time: Volunteers must arrive at facility at 9 am and the event will conclude by 6 pm.
Location: California City Correctional Facility, California City
Complete this CAC 7/17 BPC Clearance Form to register for event (clearances due by 6/10/19)