Discover and Celebrate our Impact in 2018!
In this report, you’ll encounter highlights of the measurable impact Second Chance had on people, materials and the environment during 2018, along with glimpses of our vision for the future. This provides an excellent opportunity to get to know who we are, what we do, and why!
SC’s Workforce Development Restrains Recidivism! (Video)
The ability to gain marketable skills and employment opportunities is key to the success of those returning to society from incarceration. Check out this encouraging shot-on-location video about re-entry, recidivism and second chances! (Produced by Jazmin Smith)
“Renewable Resources: Instead of Heading to the Landfill, Repurpose discarded building materials” in Home and Design
As a nonprofit committed to waste stream diversion and sustainable practices, we’re grateful for the mention in Home and Design‘s 2019 “Idea Book” (p. 166). We accept almost any new or reusable item, with few exceptions like paint, used oil, mattresses or clothing. For most everything else, you can drop […]
Bouncing Back: Brandon’s Second Chance Success
Discover the role Second Chance has played in the life of a remarkable man who once ran the Baltimore streets….
Powerful Video: 3 More Stories of Successful Second Chances!
Why does Second Chance do what we do? For a big part of the answer, please watch Jessica, Brandon and Victor share their inspirational journeys and the compelling role Second Chance has played in them….
Pete & Jess Interviewed about SC and the Wreckers Ball on “BMore Lifestyle” on MyTV 24 Baltimore
On October 10, 2018, Pete and Jess appeared on BMore Lifestyle to share what Second Chance is all about and invite people to the nonprofit’s annual Wreckers Ball on Saturday! Get tickets and info on this exciting annual “signature event” here, and check out the informative interview below….
Mark & Pete Interviewed by Kirk McKewen on the Anthony Lavine Show on 98 Rock!
Several members of our leadership team enjoyed representing Second Chance as the featured nonprofit on 98 Rock’s radio program headlined by the the Baltimore Ravens co-captain, Anthony Levine! Yummy food and drinks were served by Wayward Smokehouse in Federal Hill, and a guest appearance by up-and-coming Cornerback Tavon Young also […]
Rustik Live Edge Furniture to Showcase Wares at Second Chance
We’re very excited to have Rustik Live Edge Furniture displaying their amazing products in the store for 3 weeks, starting this Saturday, August 18! You’ll find meticulously crafted live edge river tables, dining tables, headboards, wedding tables, countertops, wall mounts and even skateboards! To get a taste of the unique […]
Community Comeback Spotlight by Baltimore City Public School Students (Video)
Check out the premiere of a student-produced segment where they shine a spotlight on someone who has made a comeback in the community in a positive way. In this first episode from 2015, you’ll meet Saleem El’amin. He spent 42 years in prison and, at the time of filming, was […]
“A Second Chance Marriage” by the staff of Bittersweet
“A Second Chance Marriage” by the staff of Bittersweet Monthly (2018) Listen to Brandon and Jess share their powerful story of seizing their second chance…. To see more of this creative piece, of which this video is a small excerpt, please visit this link.