Category Archives: Events

Proving That All Our Stories Matter

Monday, March 2, 2015

Proving That All Our Stories Matter The Fortune Society opened its Media Workshop in 2009 motivated by the conviction that all our stories matter and that we all matter to our unfolding shared communal history. We are all called upon…Read More

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Upcoming Events Calendar

Sunday, March 1, 2015

March 2-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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Successful Supportive Reentry Housing: Two Success Stories

Sunday, February 22, 2015

The Fortune Society’s two housing programs play an important role in helping to reduce homelessness, recidivism, and chronic hospitalization. One program — the Scatter-Site Housing Program (SSHP) — provides housing and supportive case management for 137 formerly incarcerated men and…Read More

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Upcoming Events Calendar

February 23-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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Lifting Every Voice

Monday, February 16, 2015

  I sat in the audience recently at the Johnson Center in Harlem listening to NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito lay out a progressive agenda for NYC. The Speaker’s address was fittingly entitled “Lifting Every Voice.” As a representative of…Read More

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Upcoming Events Calendar

February 16-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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New Commentary by Our Board Member Marty Horn

Monday, February 9, 2015

Posted on The Crime Report By: Marty Horn Date: 02.05.2015 Read full article here A Jail Where ‘Prisoners Don’t Matter’ Most of us are familiar with the saying, “What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas.” A similar sentiment…Read More

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Fortune’s BLC Meets A Dire Need

The Fortune Society’s Better Living Center (BLC), an Article 31 clinic operated by the New York State Office of Mental Health, opened in 2011 to specifically meet the mental health needs of individuals and families with current and previous criminal…Read More

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Upcoming Events Calendar

February 23 Young Men Of Color And The Other Side Of Harm: Addressing Disparities In Our Response To Violence As the challenges facing young men of color rightfully move to the forefront of public discourse on equity and opportunity, the…Read More

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Fortune Thanks All Its Supporters

Monday, February 2, 2015

The Fortune Society is supported by over 1,900 individuals who realize the importance of our work. 2014 was a banner year for our fund-raising and I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our supporters. Whether it was…Read More

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