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Prison Entrepreneurship Program

PEP’s Venture Capital Panels are coming to the Sanders Estes Unit in Venus, TX  on Saturday May 12 from 9 am to 4 pm.
This event is very much like the TV show Shark Tank, but a whole lot more interactive and fun. Come prepared to channel you inner Mark Cuban or Laurie Greiner as we place you on a panel to listen to the 2-3 minute “elevator pitches” of our participants. This will be the first opportunity for the 91 men of Legacy ’18 to pitch to “Sharks” like yourself. Our aspiring entrepreneurs will have the stomach butterflies fluttering as they put into practice what they have learned in class and at Toastmasters. We need you to provide the valuable feedback and encouragement these guys need to get their business plans on track.
The Estes Unit is about 20 miles south of Arlington. It will last most of the day. We will be eating lunch in the unit cafeteria with our participants in between pitch sessions. The theme of the day will be FUN, so come prepared to have plenty of that. This new group of 90+ men are a great class and have brought tons of energy to the program - expect to be blown away.
To sign up, click here, choose Venture Capital Panels and fill out the required questionnaire. For more information, please contact, Rev. Joy Dister-Dominguez (

Earlier Event: May 9
Arborlawn Book Club
Later Event: May 14
Arborlawn Runner's Club