Old Skool Cafe
Facilitated team at youth-run 1940s-style supper club in the development of its strategic plan, learning agendan and evaluation design.
Conducted planning study and developed resource plan for ACCION International for launch of the first six US sites. Provided start-up consulting, board development, strategic planning, and fundraising support.
WriterzBlok – Start Up
Provided support and mentorship to youth graffiti artists in launching network of micro-businesses, including graphic design, silk screening, and mural design.
Market Creek Events and Venues – Start Up
Led business planning and launch of a training kitchen and major events center for expanded local job creation.
Where the World Meets – Start Up
Facilitated a business and leasing team in planning an innovative micro-leasing strategy and start-up of a retail store featuring cultural products from nine ethnic groups.
Skid Row Access – Start Up
Provided start-up business planning and technical assistance for micro-enterprise program led by Skid Row residents, producing hand-made wooden toys, jewelry, and art.