Category Archives: Featured

National Reentry Week Can’t Be Just Another Fad

Sunday, April 24, 2016

The United State Department of Justice (DOJ) recently designated the week of April 24-30 as “National Reentry Week.” DOJ grantees, partners, and the Bureau of Prisons have been asked to coordinate events, including job fairs, mentorship programs, meetings with local…Read More

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Providing Services to Rikers Island’s HIV and AIDS Population

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

As a teenager, I witnessed first-hand the harmful effects and consequences of substance use. Members of my family struggled with addiction which ultimately resulted in them contracting HIV and dying from AIDS. As a result of this, I had a…Read More

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Educating Healthcare Providers Through the Reentry Education Project

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Fortune Society was awarded a New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) grant through Public Health Solutions (PHS) to support healthcare providers in integrating culturally competent best practices into the HIV prevention, treatment, and care…Read More

Categories: Community, Featured

Faith in Justice, Restored

Re “Prosecutor Won’t Seek Prison for Ex-Officer Found Guilty in Killing” (news article, March 24): Sentencing Peter Liang to prison would be wrong. Ken Thompson, the Brooklyn district attorney, should be commended for resisting the pressure to punish Mr. Liang…Read More

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JoAnne Page Interviewed on 106.7 LITE FM

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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The Fortune Society Annual Report 2014-2015

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Categories: Community, Featured

A Steady Ark of Hope

Monday, February 8, 2016

I have reached the age when, as comics say, they don’t even buy green bananas. But I can’t let chronology interrupt my efforts to strengthen The Fortune Society. In 1994, after a long career in business management, I returned to…Read More

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Holiday Shopping? Use Amazon Smile and Help Support Fortune Society

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Did you know that you can support The Fortune Society just by doing your regular holiday shopping? Visit and for every purchase you make, they will donate a percentage of the total cost to Fortune. It’s called Amazon Smile….Read More

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Creative Arts at The Fortune Society

Saturday, June 27, 2015

To this day, we remain deeply rooted in the arts – recognizing the critical need for creative expression and artistic outlets for our clients.To read the full report, click here.    

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Our Founder David Rothenberg to be honored by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

As featured in Off the Grid on June 5th, 2015 Offrothenberg the Grid is highlighting the winners of the 2015 Village Awards in the lead up to the June 17th Annual Meeting & Award Ceremony. Previous entries include Barbara Shaum and…Read More

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