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RED ROSE CULINARY
In June 2012, Henry Howard opened the Red Rose Culinary Art Academy to teach basic kitchen skills to members of those populations, many of whom are unemployed and seeking work. The 16-week curriculum will teach 30 students a wide range of disciplines like knife skills, spices, cooking methods and sauces. The program is designed to help the students transition back into society by helping them find jobs in the food service industry after graduation.
The mission of the re-entry program to is to help incarcerated men successfully re-enter society through training programs, community support, and providing of resources, tools, and a marketable skill set. The program will kick off with a series of Welcome Home Events for adult probation. A strong emphasis within the program is rebuilding family connections, which will be achieved through events to facilitate family bonding including an entrepreneurship workshop and a holiday reception.
Brothers For Change will be opening up a pop-up juice bar at a permanent location on Fillmore and Golden Gate shortly. The juice bar will be a non-profit social enterprise, and all profits yielded will go back to fund BFC events. Employment and job training for fathers who have recently been freed from incarceration and rehabilitation programs is the main incentive of the juice bar. Stay posted for more information!