Turn90 mentioned in Harvard Business Review

Why do many employers hesitate to hire individuals with criminal histories despite the potential benefits of tapping into this pool of talent to address labor shortages? In this article, Harvard Business Review addresses common fears such as concerns about recidivism and negligent hiring lawsuits, presenting research that challenges these misconceptions. Data shows that the majority … Read more

Central Carolina Community Foundation Names Turn90 the 2023 David W. Robinson Catalyst Award Winner

Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF) staff presented Turn90 with the David W. Robinson Catalyst Award at their Columbia office on Dec. 11. On Dec. 15, CCCF Program Officer Trimease Carter shared the news during the nonprofit’s board meeting. The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected Turn90 as the 2023 recipient of the Catalyst Award for … Read more

Turn90 Receives $100,000 from Bank of America to Expand Workforce Development Opportunities for Men after Prison

Programs and services that are addressing transitional challenges for men after prison will expand their services, helping more people chart a path toward economic opportunity with help from a multi-year grant from Bank of America. Turn90 has been named as the 2022 Bank of America Neighborhood Champion in the Columbia market as well as the … Read more

Creating An Opportunity for Success After Prison With The Help Of The Community – Lively Charleston Podcast

In this Lively Charleston Podcast episode, they talked with Turn90 founder, Amy Barch. Turn90 works with men at the highest risk of re-arrest by combining cognitive behavioral classes, supportive services, transitional work, and job placement to create an opportunity for success after prison where one doesn’t currently exist.

Turn90 to Receive State Funds to Continue Statewide Expansion

Turn90, a South Carolina based reentry program that offers men a new direction after prison, is the recipient of $667,000 in state funding on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.  A ceremonial check presentation will be held at their facility located at 630 Blue Ridge Terrace, Columbia, SC, on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 3:30PM. The funds … Read more

Amy Barch on The Trey Gowdy Podcast

This week, our Founder and Executive Director, Amy Barch, joined Trey Gowdy to discuss the re-entry program’s unconditional commitment to reacclimating participants back into society. Amy analyzes Turn90’s evidence-based practices that assist to reduce and prevent recidivism. Later, Amy reflects on the emotional and mental transformations of participants following their completion of the program. Listen … Read more

Power:Ed Grant Focuses on Creating Opportunities

Power:Ed - Supporting Turn90's reentry program

Turn90, a nonprofit that equips men to succeed after prison by providing a route to a career-path job, has received a $50,000 grant from Power:Ed, a philanthropic project of SC Student Loan. The funds will be used to hire two new staff members to lead expansion of the program’s services into the Upstate in 2023, according to a news … Read more

Amy Barch on People Are the Answer Podcast

In this episode, Amy and Jeffrey discuss her path to starting Turn90, what the future holds for the organization, second chance hiring, reducing recidivism, and much more…