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Fortune Plays The Nurturing Role of Family For Our Clients

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Three events took place during the early days of The Fortune Society that highlighted the significance of familial ties (or the lack thereof) for currently or formerly incarcerated people. On Christmas Eve of 1969, a man appeared at Fortune’s future…Read More

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Monday, July 18, 2016

August 11 The Education Department at Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Brooklyn is hosting a Resource Fair for incarcerated people. Thursday, August 11th, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Brooklyn, 100 29th Street, Brooklyn, New York,…Read More

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

August 11 The Education Department at Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Brooklyn is hosting a Resource Fair for incarcerated people.  Thursday, August 11th, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Brooklyn, 100 29th Street, Brooklyn, New York,…Read More

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

July 6 RAPP (Release of Aging People in Prison), is working together with other campaigns, groups, and organizations to take on the crucial issue of people aging and dying in prison without justification.  This issue has become a criminal justice…Read More

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Monday, June 27, 2016

June 30 Addressing the Housing Needs of Youth and Young Adults in Contact with the Justice System Youth with criminal justice contact face several barriers to securing safe and affordable housing. In this Webinar, learn about current data on youth…Read More

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Living Boldly After 40 years In the Closet

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

In 1969, the historic Stonewall riots took place in Greenwich Village in response to a police raid on a gay bar. These violent demonstrations, which lasted six days, were a crucial turning point and set the foundations for modern LGBTQI…Read More

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June 23 Share Your Positive Fatherhood Images Take part in The Campaign for Black Male Achievement’s monthly membership call, which will feature photographer Zun Lee and Fathers Incorporated Executive Director Kenneth Braswell, who are starting a special photo mini-series to celebrate Black…Read More

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Monday, June 13, 2016

June 15 Voting Initiative Learn about your options for obtaining a Certificate of Relief from Disabilities or a Certificate of Good Conduct, which can help you obtain the right to vote, remove bars to employment and aid with finding housing. Speak…Read More

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Monday, June 6, 2016

June 9 Rethinking Re-entry: You deserve a Fair Chance in employment The NYC Commission on Human Rights is co-sponsoring a conference and service fair featuring The Fortune Society’s CEO, JoAnne Page, as Keynote Speaker. This event will educate attendees about their rights under the…Read More

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Monday, May 30, 2016

June 15 Third Annual P2PH Conference (DAY 2) This event will feature panels of experts speaking about the theme “Improving Outcomes for Justice-Involved Populations with Behavioral Health Needs.” These will include experts from the Yale School of Medicine, Brown University,…Read More

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