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Emerge From Prison Successfully

Emerge From Prison Successfully

Please read this article written by Michael Santos (Prison Consultant) Original Story Written By Michael Santos on Apr 22, 2015 Learn to reenter society successfully from Malik Wade. Today I present the story of Malik Wade. Malik did not enter the federal prison system as a well-educated white-collar offender convicted of fraud. On the contrary, Malik grew up in an…

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New crop of crowdfunding consultants aim to help nonprofits, musicians

New crop of crowdfunding consultants aim to help nonprofits, musicians

As crowdfunding takes off, with more entrepreneurs funding their next enterprise or project by asking for money online, a new industry of crowdfunding consultants has emerged. These are individuals and startups who advise nonprofits, musicians and artists launching a crowdfunding campaign, offering them tech expertise and guidance on promoting their campaign. Recognizing the potential of crowdfunding — which has been used…

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How was your day? by Malik Wade

How was your day? by Malik Wade

It’s 4:30 a.m., and I can feel my chest tighten as I sit down in front of my computer. Getting up early is a habit I picked up from my cellmate. I’m learning how to navigate the Internet, but I mostly just end up staring at the screen of my MacBook Pro. After serving a 14-year sentence in federal prison…

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The Art of the Drug Deal by Malik Wade

The Art of the Drug Deal by Malik Wade

Malik Wade served a 14-year sentence in federal prison on drug and gun charges. Released three years ago, he now runs the Scholastic Interest Group in San Francisco, which mentors student athletes in underserved communities. I step out of the elevator, glance to my left, glance to my right. The chandelier-lit lobby is still. I say a casual hello to…

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