The energy is back which made for a wonderful time at SafeHouse! I stayed outside and had some good conversations with a couple of different guys.
One of them is starting a kind of mentoring program for anyone who is interested in starting a business. He has everything laid out and starts next week. It's a year long program in which he will teach the different aspects of starting a business. He is doing this from a religious perspective. It was really cool talking to him about this today, he already helps people think through the steps of starting a business, now he'll be doing it on a larger scale. I am so excited for him and can't wait to see how things go.
I also talked to the young gentleman who ended up in Atlanta from Houston. Two weeks ago he was supposed to follow up on a lead for a job. He hasn't yet. We spoke about what the barriers were and he said he had been spending a lot of his time focusing on music because he would like to become a rapper. He says he will follow up on the job this week. I'll be checking in with him the next time I see him. He's young and has so much ahead of him, I do hope he follows through.
Back tomorrow :)