This episode focuses on how local restaurateur, Jeff Good, along with a team of community leaders, are making a significant and generational impact right now in Jackson, Mississippi through the soon-to-open Refill Cafe.
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The Refill Cafe will be a restaurant that serves up comfort food and positive experiences. Guests will enjoy quality meals made and served by local young adults as part of a life skills training program. This concept restaurant, modeled after Café Reconcile in New Orleans, seeks to link those that have difficulty finding and keeping work, due to a variety of reasons, with necessary resources to enable their success. Trainees will learn trust, commitment and worth ethic in a structured team environment and gain valuable experience in the restaurant business.
The Refill Cafe is located in West Jackson surrounded by goodwill organizations whose members also sit on Refill Cafe’s Advisory Board.