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Monday, November 17, 2014

November 17 Self-Determination Inside/Out Interference Archive presents a comprehensive exhibition and public program series featuring the cultural materials produced by incarcerated people and their allies. Ranging from the Attica Rebellion to political prisoners, AIDS education to prisoners-as-laborers, the struggles of incarcerated…Read More

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Friday, November 7, 2014

November 10 The American Justice Summit This Summit is being presented in partnership with the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, alongside co-hosts: Neil Barsky, Harry Belafonte, Piper Kerman, Pamela Thomas-Graham, Jeffrey Toobin, Jeremy Travis and Darren Walker. The American…Read More

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Friday, October 31, 2014

November 2 How One Play Saved Thousands Of Lives Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey interviews and hosts a Q+A with David Rothenberg, the founder of The Fortune Society. They will discuss the 1967 play “Fortune and Men’s Eyes” which…Read More

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Press Release: New Lawsuit Challenges Landlord’s Ban on Renting to Those With Criminal Records

NEW LAWSUIT CHARGES THAT A PRIVATE LANDLORD’S BLANKET BAN ON RENTING APARTMENTS TO PEOPLE WITH CRIMINAL RECORD IS A CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION UNDER THE FAIR HOUSING ACT Fortune Society’s federal lawsuit accuses Sandcastle Towers Housing Development Fund Corp., Sarasota Gold LLC and…Read More

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How One Play Saved Thousands Of Lives

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey interviews and hosts a Q+A with David Rothenberg, the founder of The Fortune Society. They will discuss the 1967 play “Fortune and Men’s Eyes” which led to the creation of the Fortune Society and…Read More

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Help the Fortune Flyers make it to the finish line of the TCS NYC Marathon!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

On Sunday, November 2, 2014, The Fortune Flyers will run for The Fortune Society in the TCS New York City Marathon. We provide essential services to individuals re-entering society after incarceration, as they face challenges that would test the most resilient among us.  Fortune’s holistic,…Read More

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Fortune Food Program Participants Prepare Staff Breakfast

Friday, October 24, 2014

October 23rd, students from the Reading 2 class, with the help of Kristen Pederson and Kevin Neely, cooked a fantastic breakfast for Fortune participants and staff. The Basics What: Fortune Society Student Chefs Class of 155 Breakfast When: Thursday, October…Read More

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October 25 NY Society for Ethical Culture presents The Fortune Society with the 2014 Frank B. Prescod Community Service Award The Award is periodically presented to individuals and institutions that have improved the lives and community of all New Yorkers….Read More

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Friday, October 17, 2014

October 20 NYAGV (New Yorkers Against gun Violence) 2014 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction A great lineup of honorees plus drinks, hors d’oeuvres, awards, silent auction, and VIP reception. Your support benefits NYAGV youth and community education programs to prevent gun…Read More

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Fortune’s Fall Benefit Photos

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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