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The McCuistion Show Profiles Jeremy Gregg from PEP

The McCuistion Show Profiles Jeremy Gregg from PEP

The Prison Entrepreneurship Program‘s Chief Development Officer Jeremy Gregg was recently interview on the McCuistion Show as part of their profile on the TED movement (“ideas worth spreading”).

Jeremy has delivered three TEDx talks related to PEP, which are available here. He spoke on the program with Dennis McCuistion (a former PEP volunteer!) about his talks and their impact on PEP.

(The program also features Jim Young and Heather Hankamer, the organizers of the TEDxSMU event in Dallas where Jeremy first spoke).

Jeremy’s part begins around minute 13:00. You can see the full video here.

Jeremy Gregg with TEDster Jim Young

Jeremy Gregg with TEDster Jim Young

This past December, PEP’s Chief Development Officer Jeremy Gregg was invited to speak at the Dallas chapter of the international TED conference (TEDxSMU). His 6-minute talk, “Rethinking Prison,” is posted below.

Please share this idea worth spreading on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter… everywhere and anywhere. Together, we can transform prisons into platforms of opportunity!

TEDxSMUGreat news! PEP won a spot on the speakers list for TEDxSMU 2012: Re:Think!

Our Chief Development Officer, Jeremy Gregg, auditioned at the Dallas Social Venture PartnersBigBang event on October 19, 2012. Ten amazing speakers were competing for the chance to give a  “TED talk” through the Dallas chapter of TED.com, the international conference dedicated to Ideas Worth Spreading.

PEP’s presentation won all three judges votes AND the audience vote — giving us a 6-minute spot on the stage of the brand new City Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District!

You can read about the audition at CultureMap Dallas.

Learn more about the event here:
http://www.tedxsmu.org/tedxsmu-2012-rethink/

UPDATE: From the organizers of the event:

“We are now sold out for the 2012 conference! The entire day will be streamed online live via Livestream. Please visitwww.tedxsmu.org for link. We appreciate your interest!”