From The Block 2 The Boardroom offers hands-on mentoring and comprehensive entrepreneurship courses to returning citizens, at-risk youth and those struggling to find employment. For over 20 years, we have pushed for social change and fought to strengthen our community. We believe that everyone can rise above their circumstances and pave their own path to success. Our mission has always been to support this belief through partnership and educated teachings.
Want to enroll or explore the entrepreneurship course? Contact us at (609) 989-0111 and we'll discuss your options.
Our teaching methods put you first
Self-employment can provide supplemental income to a low paying job or means of a full-time employment for those who are unable to find work in the traditional labor market because of one's criminal background. The curriculum and program is specifically designed to address the unique needs of Returning Citizens.
We can customize the training to meet your organization needs, face-to-face workshops to help increase student engagement groups, and online training. Our programs employs highly trained and qualified speakers, educators and consultants that utilize:
- Public speaking
- Business development techniques
We live up to our mission and we're committed to teach and inspire, with hard work and a dedication to excellence. We care about the community and do everything we can to strengthen it through economic opportunities and social responsibilities.
In an effort to expand positive social change, reunite families and make our communities safer, From The Block 2 The Boardroom has teamed up with a variety of organizations to spread the word. These partnerships include:
- The White House
- Life is My Movie
- Department of Small Business and Local Business Development
- Petersburg Sheriff Department, VA
- Project Empowerment
- Gateway to Reentry
- Open for Business Venture (OFBV)
Tracey D. Syphax also co-starred in the documentary, Incarcerating US, and is a contributor in the documentary, Elementary Genocide 1&2 which explores the school to prison pipeline, in an effort to increase awareness and educate about America's prison problems.
Turn to our life coaching experts
From The Block 2 The Boardroom is dedicated to helping the formerly incarcerated transition into society with hope, dignity, and inspiration. Our motivational speakers and entrepreneurship coaches have years of experience helping:
- Inspire the formerly incarcerated
- At-risk youth
- Those struggling with employment
- Open doors of opportunities