Author: Pete Theodore
Second Chance Proudly Mentors Teens Via YouthWorks for 9th Year!
It’s no secret that our vibrant Charm City periodically garners some “uncharming” press. For all its wonders, our city–like any other–has its share of warts and wrinkles. The youth of Baltimore are among those significantly impacted by the city’s challenges, with some trying to merely survive at the epicenter of […]
2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award!
Thanks for helping Second Chance earn this prestigious recognition for a third consecutive year! We are humbled that so many people have affirmed the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making. Read the reviews that helped make us one of the first qualifiers of 2016 for GreatNonprofits’ top honor […]
“Made in Baltimore” Furniture Showroom Opens at Second Chance!
Many of you know us well enough to know there always something going on at Second Chance! Whether it’s a visit by a U.S. Senator, an award for workforce development excellence, the preservation of some historical treasures, or the large “Art All Night” event we’re planning for October, it’s never […]
New Workforce Development Initiative for Opportunity Youth
Thanks to support from Associated Black Charities and the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, at least twenty Baltimore youth will be introduced to the fields of deconstruction, retail, transportation and warehousing at Second Chance. “Introduction to the Workforce” is a 12-week, full-time, paid internship. It includes classroom and hands-on […]
We’re “Tops on the List” of Revival House’s Places to Shop!
February 14, 2016 – Revival House Shops: Second Chance, Inc. From the blog: “First up [of my favorite places to shop] is Second Chance. This place is tops on my list! I head here to find vintage building materials, fixtures, furniture, and even art that has been salvaged from old […]
An Afternoon at Second Chance
February 18, 2016 – “Shop Here: An Afternoon at Second Chance in Baltimore, MD” by Brittany Goldwyn This blogger–clearly no stranger to our nonprofit–does a remarkable written and visual job presenting the ins and outs of Second Chance in this interesting piece.
“From A Life Term To Life On The Outside: When Aging Felons Are Freed” by NPR
February 18, 2016 – Interview at Second Chance by Robert Siegel and Matt Ozug in the “Around the Nation” section of National Public Radio’s broadcast NPR interviewers note the positive role Second Chance has played in the lives of a few men released via the landmark ‘Unger V. Maryland’ ruling. […]
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin Promotes Second Chance as a “National Model” on the Senate Floor
February 12, 2016 – “Second Chance, Inc.: A National Model” Released by the Office of Senator Benjamin Cardin It’s not every day that a U.S. Senator plugs your nonprofit work as a national model on the Senate floor in front of the President! We are grateful for Sen. Ben Cardin’s […]
Video & Article on Second Chance by Upworthy – Viewed by Well Over a Million People!
January 22, 2016 – “‘We can change.’ This nonprofit is giving them the second chance they needed and the skills to succeed for years to come.” by Jess Blank (video) and Eric March (article) of Upworthy. “The work at Second Chance — salvaging old houses — might be the perfect […]
Impact Report – How We Made a Lasting Difference in 2015!
Since opening our doors in 2003, Second Chance, Inc. has pursued our mission to retrain and employ individuals with multiple barriers to employment; reclaim reusable appliances, furniture, fixtures and materials that would otherwise burden our landfills; and renew them – people and things – to useful life. We believe in giving […]