Angela House

To successfully transition women back into society after incarceration.

Let It Rise Internship



MONICA BARELA - did her internship program at THE DUNLAVY, a modern event space & eatery serving light bites & cocktails overlooking Buffalo Bayou Park.

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MONICA’S EXPERIENCE:
“It has been my dream for many years to work in an upscale establishment. It became a reality when Chef Brandi Keys of The Dunlavy decided to participate in the Let it Rise Program.” Amazed by her experience in this classy environment, Monica had nothing but praises for the place. “It was just WOW! I was surrounded by beautiful things. It makes me look forward to working every day.” She was also grateful for the friendly and welcoming staff. “They made me feel like this is where I belong. They made sure I knew what I needed to know to complete my tasks.”

 

WORD’S FROM THE MENTOR:

“Monica is ambitious and curious about unfamiliar techniques and products which I see as her strengths. It feels great to be able to provide esteem boosting experiences and opportunities to those who may not have the chance otherwise.” Samantha Thompson

OUTCOME:
HIRE DATE: October 30, 2017
LOCATION: The Dunlavy
JOB TITLE: Cook

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