Week 16

Monday, July 8, 2019 The things that we have learned during this nine-month program have been very educational. All of us have made a beneficial change in our personal visions. Living life has become more interesting due to the brighter light PEP has helped us to see....

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Week 15

Monday, July 1, 2019 Today in PEP, we watched American history videos about how the race riots of the 1900’s started in Chicago, and how the prohibition act really affected the economy of America. We also saw two brothers give a PowerPoint slideshow on Integrity...

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Week 13

Week 13 Week in Review Monday June 17, 2019 Monday started off with a pray-in as all days do, and from there we jumped right in and got started with Toastmasters, which is our Monday routine. A couple of brothers stood out to me as they spoke today. Carnell A. had...

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Week 12

Monday, June 10, 2019 I walked out of my cell in high spirits with the mindset to be great and have a great day. Thirty minutes later, we were called out to go to the PEP room to attend our Toastmasters class, which I had the honor to host. Juan S. gave a wonderful...

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Week 11

Week 11 Week in Review Monday June 3, 2019 Today we prayed in and listened to one of our brothers give the word of the day. The first half of the class we did Toastmasters. Everyone that had not given speech #7 had to speak. There were lots of great speeches. One of...

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Week 10

Monday, May 27, 2019 Today we did not have class because it is Memorial Day. I began my day at 7:30 a.m., reading my entrepreneurship textbook to refresh my memory for the day, when some PEP brothers and I got together to practice our Business Plan Competition...

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Week 9

Monday, May 20, 2019 Today was an interesting and fulfilling day in class. Our class was a little excited being that we just came off a two week lockdown, but it did not take long for us to settle back in and get back to business as usual. Tim H. came back in and went...

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Week 8

Monday, April 29, 2019 Today a lady named Laura S. came in to see us at PEP. After she introduced herself and told a few jokes, she began telling us everything about our preparation for graduation day. She began to elaborate on previous issues that needed to be...

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Week 7

Monday, April 22, 2019 Today we started Toastmasters with a pray-in by Jesse G. Our Toastmaster was Cortez E. and our general evaluator was Scott D. Our first speaker’s speech was on places he had been, from city to city, and it was very hard to comprehend. Santos...

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Week 6

Monday, April 15, 2019 Monday morning, the first morning following our Venture Capital Pitch (VCP) event. The nervousness has subsided, and as we enter the PEP room to another session of Toastmasters, we gave each other handshakes, smiles and high fives as we...

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Week 5

Monday, April 8, 2019 Today I was an evaluator for our Toastmasters class. I like coming to Toastmasters because I can see that our class is starting to open up a little more with public speaking in front of a large crowd. Today in class, we had Tyson T. as our...

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Week 4

Monday, April 1, 2019 Today in Toastmasters, we kicked started our week by giving our second speech. We had some really interesting speeches today, from vacations to knowing what true potential really is. Toastmasters allows us to become comfortable speaking in front...

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