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Upcoming Events Calendar

Sunday, April 26, 2015

April 27-April 30 The Fortune Arts Festival The annual, week-long celebration of the creativity and the imagination of Fortune’s participants and partners. Includes visual arts, theater, music, digital media, spoken word, and more! The Fortune Arts Festival Mon., April 27-Thurs.,…Read More

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Our Founder, David Rothernberg’s Open Letter To Seth Rogen …

Sunday, April 19, 2015

This past week, I sat in a classroom at The Fortune Society with a group of young men and women in their late teens and early 20s. All had been arrested. Most had done some jail time. The conversation that…Read More

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Fortune Arts Festival

For more information, contact John Runowicz at 347-510-3435 or e-mail jrunowicz@fortunesociety.org.

Categories: Community, Events

Upcoming Events Calendar

April 27-April 30 The Fortune Arts Festival The annual, week-long celebration of the creativity and the imagination of Fortune’s participants and partners. Includes visual arts, theater, music, digital media, spoken word, and more! The Fortune Arts Festival Mon., April 27-Thurs.,…Read More

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Creative Expression Leads To Healthier Minds And Bodies

I want to relate to you three short experiences I had at The Fortune Society recently. First, I observed a class we have in the Fortune Education Dept. on video animation. I listened to two students discuss what a conversation…Read More

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Access To Higher Ed: An Enigma For Students With Criminal Records

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

When we think of reforming our criminal-justice system, we often focus on helping people transition from prison to the community, on securing employment and housing, and on providing  greater access to substance abuse and mental health counseling services, as all…Read More

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Upcoming Events Calendar

Saturday, April 11, 2015

April 13-April 17 Prison Obscura Curated by Prison Photography editor Pete Brook, Prison Obscura is a traveling exhibition that explores an area of society that, in spite of its explosive growth, continues to exist in the shadows — the country’s…Read More

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The Fortune Society Cordially Invites You to Our Spring Soiree!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Our Junior Committee and Co-chairs, Luke Weil, John Forte, Louise Tabbiner, Katherine Keating, Dee Dee Sides and Ben Bronfman presents our Spring Soiree 2015. Our honoree will be Micheal K. Williams. To purchase tickets/tables click here.

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Upcoming Events Calendar

Saturday, April 4, 2015

April 2 Race And The Criminal Justice System: Political Prisoners, Resistance, And Mass Incarceration — Part II Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full lineup of provocative scholars and community members committed to engaging dialogue about…Read More

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Fortune’s BLC: Addressing The Trauma Of Clients And Reducing Its Symptoms

A formal diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), when being treated in a clinical environment, must meet specific criteria as defined in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V (DSM V). Generally, this diagnosis involves exposure to actual…Read More

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