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BOPA Grant Fuels “Art All Night – Baltimore” Event at Second Chance

We are thrilled to receive a grant for Art All Night, the April 8/9 event (*NEW DATE*) located at Second Chance! Our sincere thanks goes to the Mayor and leadership of Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts for their generous contribution. This gift is a genuine encouragement, and the […]

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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. […]