The Remedy Podcast

A Conversation with Travis Patterson of SEEDS (Self-Enhancing Education and Development Services)

July 05, 2022 WEBB Squared & Afro Future Productions Season 3 Episode 7
A Conversation with Travis Patterson of SEEDS (Self-Enhancing Education and Development Services)
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The Remedy Podcast
A Conversation with Travis Patterson of SEEDS (Self-Enhancing Education and Development Services)
Jul 05, 2022 Season 3 Episode 7
WEBB Squared & Afro Future Productions

Welcome to Season 3 of The Remedy Podcast.  For the next few weeks, we will be talking with the entrepreneurs enrolled in our coaching and mentoring program on being "fearless" as they create their businesses.

Meet "The Remedy" hosts:

  • Stephanie Terry, Executive Director of WEBB Squared
  • Rinnie Orr, Associate Director of WEBB Squared
  • Mashallah Salaam, Podcast Producer and Media Specialist

"The Remedy Podcast" is a joint podcast between WEBB Squared "Wealth through Entrepreneurship for Black Businesses" and Afro Future Productions.

This week's guest is Travis Patterson, Director of SEEDS (Self-Enhancing Education and Development Services). Not only is Travis a WEBB Squared entrepreneur, he has joined the team of WEBB Squared as our Director of Workforce Development, where he will focus on:

  • assist youth and young adults with educational and training goals
  • prepare youth and young adults for the workforce through job preparation, skill-building, and comprehensive guidance
  • connect youth and young adults to workforce resources 

In this conversation, Travis talks about: 

  • his business SEEDS, helping at-risk families transition from trauma/tradegy to self-sufficiency
  • toxic masculinity and internalized racism, and how that shaped his journey to becoming a mentor for young men of color
  • the roles his own mentors, teaches, and coaches played  for him when he was a young, Black man growing up in Chatham County
  • lessons learned from running for office in the latest election primary

Support the Show.

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Welcome to Season 3 of The Remedy Podcast.  For the next few weeks, we will be talking with the entrepreneurs enrolled in our coaching and mentoring program on being "fearless" as they create their businesses.

Meet "The Remedy" hosts:

  • Stephanie Terry, Executive Director of WEBB Squared
  • Rinnie Orr, Associate Director of WEBB Squared
  • Mashallah Salaam, Podcast Producer and Media Specialist

"The Remedy Podcast" is a joint podcast between WEBB Squared "Wealth through Entrepreneurship for Black Businesses" and Afro Future Productions.

This week's guest is Travis Patterson, Director of SEEDS (Self-Enhancing Education and Development Services). Not only is Travis a WEBB Squared entrepreneur, he has joined the team of WEBB Squared as our Director of Workforce Development, where he will focus on:

  • assist youth and young adults with educational and training goals
  • prepare youth and young adults for the workforce through job preparation, skill-building, and comprehensive guidance
  • connect youth and young adults to workforce resources 

In this conversation, Travis talks about: 

  • his business SEEDS, helping at-risk families transition from trauma/tradegy to self-sufficiency
  • toxic masculinity and internalized racism, and how that shaped his journey to becoming a mentor for young men of color
  • the roles his own mentors, teaches, and coaches played  for him when he was a young, Black man growing up in Chatham County
  • lessons learned from running for office in the latest election primary

Support the Show.