Ex-felons find sense of purpose and belonging at MaineWorks

Sep 13, 2016 No Comments by

The New York Times recently featured Alliance member MaineWorks as part of its Prototype series, describing the company’s mission to create job opportunities in commercial construction for individuals with criminal records stemming from substance abuse. Many of MaineWorks’ candidates are in recovery from addiction, and the opportunity to work is an invaluable part of that […]

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Alternative staffing entrepreneurs honored

May 02, 2016 No Comments by

Congratulations to Derek Snook, founder of In Every Story Labor Services and Margo Walsh, founder of MaineWorks, recognized for the difference these businesses are making for individuals seeking to move their lives forward after incarceration, addiction and other challenges. IES Labor Services in Charleston, South Carolina has been honored with the Jefferson Award, a tribute […]

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SCORE honors MaineWorks for job creation

Sep 14, 2015 No Comments by

SCORE has named Alliance member MaineWorks the winner of its 2015 Job Creator award! Founded in 2011 by Margo Walsh, MaineWorks is a Certified B Corp that annually employs some 250 job seekers in industrial construction jobs as a critical step in their reentry after incarceration and in some cases, recovery from addiction. SCORE, previously […]

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Member Profile: MaineWorks, Portland, Maine

Jul 28, 2015 No Comments by

Meet Margo Walsh, social entrepreneur and founder of MaineWorks, a Certified B Corp created to provide employment opportunities for nonviolent ex-offenders with addiction challenges. The company’s industry focus is industrial construction and transportation infrastructure, and since opening in 2011, annual revenues have doubled each year to reach nearly $2 million.

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New Member Margo Walsh, MaineWorks

Mar 24, 2014 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes new member MaineWorks, a Certified B Corp based in Falmouth, Maine. The company has operated for three years and provides work opportunities in industrial construction and transportation infrastructure for non-violent felons, veterans, new Americans, people in recovery from substance abuse and others facing barriers to employment. Through its WorkWellprogram, MaineWorks connects employees […]

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