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Los Angeles, CA…What is the state of the art in social entrepreneurship? Join a virtual tour of the Polk Institute Foundation and learn from their facilitators, mentors and candidates in the class of 2021. It’s from 5 to 7 PM Pacific Time on Wednesday, May 5. Go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86179824411. As it is also Cinco de Mayo, please have your choice of beverage in hand.

LOS ANGELES, CA… When the inaugural class of the Polk Institute of Social Entrepreneurship, https://academy-polk-ise.org/, launched just a month ago, 26 entrepreneurs nationally, from Atlanta to Boston, from Chicago to Denver to Los Angeles, had committed to participate in this innovative online tuition-free Master Level Academy, Mentorship/Training Accelerator and Capital Funding 66-week program.

Los Angeles,CA…Polk Institute of Social Entrepreneurship, https://academy-polk-ise.org/, is an innovative online enterprise offering tuition-free Master Level Academy, Mentorship/Training Accelerator and Capital Funding 40-week program with the focus of graduating fundable CEOs.

Beverly Hills, CA…Polk Institute of Social Entrepreneurship is an innovative online enterprise offering tuition-free Master Level Academy, Mentorship/Training Accelerator and Capital Funding 40-week program with the focus of graduating fundable CEOs. It debuted on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, January 15, 2021.

The Polk Institute Foundation, a 501(c) 3 pending, is an innovative online enterprise offering Master Level Practitioner Training. Pi Academy is a 10-month program. program, the Pi Accelerator is a six-month program. Once completing the 16-month training, the Pi Social Entrepreneurs will be given direct access to capital funding. The program is open to all entrepreneurs and focuses on graduating Black and Brown fundable CEOs.

As a Black businessman, CEO, business consultant, university professor and author, Polk is passionate about entrepreneurs…and why they succeed or fail. His initial book, Why Entrepreneurs Fail (to Win), is widely used as a textbook in college entrepreneurship programs. Why Black and Brown Entrepreneurs Fail (to Win), published December 1, 2020, is intended for entrepreneurs and those who want to be…

Frankie Picasso – Two Men of Character with Gary and Allan Maxwell.  BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Allen Maxwell and Gary Polk might both have grown up black in America, but their paths in life were very different. Today, both are Authors, Entrepreneurs, role models and community leaders! I was inspired to arrange for these gentlemen to meet, and they did not disappoint me.

February 1, the first day of Black History Month, the Polk Institute of Social Entrepreneurship will launch its first cohort class. This is because of the Institute’s emphasis on Black and Brown entrepreneurs. More than 20 entrepreneurs nationally, from Atlanta to Boston, from Chicago to Los Angeles, will participate in this innovative online tuition-free Master Level Academy, Mentorship/Training Accelerator and Capital Funding 40-week program.

Los Angeles, CA…Polk Institute Foundation is an innovative online enterprise offering tuition-free Master Practitioner Training Accelerator and Capital Funding 40-week program with the focus of training fundable CEOs.

The Polk Institute Foundation, a 501(c) 3 pending, is an innovative online enterprise offering Master Practitioner Training. Pi Academy is a 10-month program, the Pi Accelerator is a six-month program. Once completing the 16-month program, the Pi Social Entrepreneurs will be given direct access to capital funding. The program is open
to all entrepreneurs and focuses on training Black and Brown fundable CEOs.

Los Angeles, CA…Two-time author Gary Polk, a life-long resident of Carson, CA, has pledged to donate 50% of the sales of his second book, Why Black and Brown Entrepreneurs Fail (To Win), released last year, to Compton Youth Build/Entre Nous Youth, https://www.entrenousyouth.org/.

Los Angeles, CA…Polk Institute of Social Entrepreneurship is an innovative online enterprise offering tuition-free Master Level Academy, Mentorship/Training Accelerator and Capital Funding 40-week program with the focus of graduating fundable CEOs.

Beverly Hills, CA… Why Black and Brown Entrepreneurs Fail (to Win), by Gary Polk, $14.99 softcover, $9.99 ebook, is an especially timely topic in these challenging times. Author Polk has retained The Blaine Group to implement a national public relations campaign.

In 1988, while serving as President of the Los Angeles Urban Bankers (LAUB), of the National Association of Urban Bankers, Kevin Crawford, contacted Gary Polk and asked him for help. He had just become the student Marketing VP of a new program at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), the Minority Business Program (MBP), and needed professionals to speak to their students…

Los Angeles, CA…As a Black businessman, CEO, business consultant, university professor and author, Polk is passionate about entrepreneurs…and why they succeed or fail. His initial book, Why Entrepreneurs Fail (to Win), is widely used as a textbook in college entrepreneurship programs…

Los Angeles, CA… Polk Institute Foundation is an innovative online enterprise offering tuition- free Master Practitioner Training Accelerator and Capital Funding 40-week program with the focus of graduating fundable CEOs. It debuts on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, January 15, 2021.

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