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Community Quarterback Award from the Baltimore Ravens

Thanks for all your efforts, Bill – and to the many other volunteers you represent! And thanks, Baltimore Ravens, for honoring him!

Living Classrooms 2015 “Outstanding Employer Partner”

November 2015 – “Outstanding Employer Partner” Award from Living Classrooms From the Plaque:  “You are an integral part of our mission, allowing us to work better together and in turn driving us to success!”

BWIB Business Award 2015 Business Award for “Workforce Development Excellence”

September 2015 – BWIB Business Award for Workforce Development Excellence We’re humbled to receive the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board‘s 2015 Business Award for “Workforce Development Excellence.” We’ve been privileged to see over the years how a steady job and vocational skills can change a life, then a family and beyond, […]

Best of Baltimore Winner – “Best Conversation Pieces”

August 2015 – “Best Conversation Pieces” Baltimore Magazine‘s Best of Baltimore 2015 (Lifestyle Section) From p. 216:  What we love most about Second Chance—aside from its nonprofit mission of workforce development and sustainability and that eye-popping Steve Powers “What Is and What Can Be” mural that adorns the building—is that […]

“Most businesses watch 1 bottom line. This one keeps an eye on 3. That’s why people love ’em.”

July 28, 2015 – Published by Upworthy; created by Maz Ali It’s rewarding when a socially positive organization with millions of fans takes notice of your efforts. Take a look at their focus on our innovative triple-bottom-line focus: People, Planet, Product!

Second Chance Graduates its Tenth Deconstruction Training Class

July 17, 2015 – “Second Chance Graduates its Tenth Deconstruction Training Class” Press Release from Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development The press release issued by MOED, a long and vital partner of Second Chance, reads in part: Second Chance utilizes the training program to deconstruct houses and other buildings […]

“Top Non-Profit Employer” from Maryland New Directions

July 2015 – “Top Non-Profit Employer” from Maryland New Directions We are proud to display this meaningful recognition from our vital partner, Maryland New Directions. Since MND works with over 300 motivated job-seekers each year, most of whom face significant employment obstacles, we make a natural team!

Firm Provides “Second Chance” to Residents

June 26, 2015 – “Firm Provides “Second Chance” to Residents” in The Baltimore Times by Stacy M. Brown It was 12 years ago when Mark Foster started Second Chance Inc. with about four individuals. Today, the founder, president and CEO of the nonprofit couldn’t be more proud as about 150 […]

Sen. Ben Cardin Discusses Importance of Second Chances at Innovative South Baltimore Social Enterprise

June 2, 2015 – “Cardin Discusses Importance of Second Chances at Innovative South Baltimore Social Enterprise” Press Release from the Office of Maryland Senator Benjamin Cardin After his visit and roundtable participation at Second Chance, among other insights the Senator notes: ““It never ceases to amaze me what people can […]

Love Letter to Baltimore

October 14, 2014 – “Love Letter to Baltimore” on SouthBMore.com The exterior walls of Second Chance Inc. proudly display the latest installment in public artist Steve Power’s project “Love Letters to Baltimore.” With sponsorship from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Second Chance was selected as one of […]