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Monday, February 16, 2015

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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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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Upcoming Events Calendar

  February 4 Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement: Strategies for Success In the wake of Ferguson, Eric Garner, and the burgeoning #blacklivesmatter movement, the campaign to improve black male achievement has become more urgent than ever. This webinar…Read More

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

January 28 Parole Prep Basics: New York State’s Unjust Parole System And What Advocates And Attorneys Can Do About It The National Lawyers Guild — New York City Chapter’s Mass Incarceration and Anti-Racism Committees — present Mujahid Farid of Release Aging…Read More

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I-CAN Works To Reduce Recidivism

By Yolanda Morales Senior Director of Health and Transitional Services The Fortune Society The I-CAN (Individualized Correction Achievement Network) program is an innovative, jail-based community reentry program whose goal it is to reduce recidivism by 10% among men and women…Read More

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Our Board Member, Marty Horn, Writes About “Fixing Rikers Island”

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Posted on The Marshall Project By: Marty Horn Date: 1.21.2015 Read full article here Fixing Rikers Island: A former corrections chief says critics are missing the point. New York City jails can be fixed. It will take time. It will take…Read More

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Fortune Society Welcomes Ronald Day

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Please join The Fortune Society in welcoming Ronald Day to Fortune as our new Associate Vice President, taking leadership of the David Rothenberg Center for Public Policy (DRCPP). Advocacy and community education on public policy is in Fortune’s bones –…Read More

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