Category Archives: Events

Our Senior VP, Stanley Richards on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Saturday, May 9, 2015

On May 8th, 2015, our Senior Vice President, Stanley Richards was a guest on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick to discuss incarceration and the journey afterwards. Listen to the full interview by clicking the play button below.

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Helping Communities Break The Cycle And Regain Their Power

Sunday, May 3, 2015

I dropped out of high school in the 9th grade. A substantial number of teenagers in my poor community dropped out, too. Despite our limited knowledge of educational standards, we knew that the schools in our community were low-quality. It…Read More

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Upcoming Events Calendar

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 7 Webinar: Transforming Men And Boys To End Violence Against Women Please join us for this Webinar discussion which is brought to you by Defending Childhood in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Futures Without…Read More

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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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