The Turnaround Thursday Movement is offering opportunities for orientation and essential skills training every Thursday at 9:00 AM, Asbury United Methodist Church. The goal is to offer each participant tools to provide community leadership, and employment opportunities with a livable wage.
Anne Arundel County’s Turnaround Thursday Movement is celebrating its first anniversary! This “second chance job movement” is empowering those recently released from incarceration, the underemployed, and unemployed with the skills needed to secure and maintain employment leading to lifelong careers. Though this movement is just approaching its first anniversary, the stories of success are inspirational.
The Turnaround Thursday Movement launched on March 2, 2023
Due to the resources the Turnaround Thursday Movement is providing, 31 people are working for one of Turnarounds’ nine participating employers. This movement is empowering their participants to live amazing lives while serving as vital members of our beloved community.
Turnaround Thursday is Seeking Participants
The participants’ of the Turnaround Thursday Movement are growing their power through learning. The participants are obtaining the tools most employers are seeking through essential skills training. Graduates of Turnaround Thursday are still receiving offers of employment from companies willing to provide a life-sustaining living wage.
The goal of the Turnaround Thursday movement is ” to offer each participant a life-changing experience, tools to provide community leadership, and employment opportunities with a livable wage. The services include Trainings, Case Management, Job Development, and Employment Opportunities.” This is a 2nd chance jobs movement for the underemployed, unemployed, and citizens returning from incarceration. If you or someone you know is seeking living-wage employment, please contact Roxanne McGowan, Outreach Coordinator & Job Developer.
Turnaround Thursday is Seeking Employers
The Luminis Health System is one of nine employers supporting the Turnaround Thursday Movement. Turnaround Thursday is seeking new businesses to join this second chance job initiative. Please contact Executive Director, Josh Hatch if you or someone you know is interested in learning more about the benefits of hiring employees through this movement.
The Turnaround Thursday Movement is moving beautifully in Anne Arundel County by connecting hard-working, well trained, skilled 2nd Chance workers with respectable businesses offering employment. The Turnaround Thursday Movement is improving the lives of those seeking a 2nd chance, while growing the circle wider in Anne Arundel County.