Category Archives: Featured

Healing Bonds Between Fathers and Children After Incarceration

Monday, June 13, 2016

Every Father’s Day, families around the nation celebrate the dedication and nurturing support that fathers give to their children. On this day, most fathers will receive gifts, cards, hugs, kisses, and “thank you’s.” Many will spend the day with their…Read More

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My Journey At Fortune: Writing as a Powerful Tool for Advocacy

Monday, May 30, 2016

While serving time in a prison in New York, I worked as a law clerk and in this role, I witnessed the women around me facing a wide array of injustices. As a law clerk, I helped them with tasks…Read More

Categories: Community, Featured

Upcoming Events Calendar

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

Categories: Community, Events, Featured

Reuniting Families through the NYCHA Family Reentry Pilot

Sunday, May 22, 2016

The shortage of affordable housing in New York City is well documented. Exacerbating this problem in New York City is how individuals reentering the community from criminal justice involvement are precluded from living in public housing due to their criminal…Read More

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The trouble with city contracts

Monday, May 16, 2016

Categories: Community, Featured, News

Ban the Box: Does it work?

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) estimates that there are approximately 70 million people with arrest or conviction records on file in the United States (Emsellem and Rodriquez, 2015). A criminal record can impede the employment prospects of otherwise suitable…Read More

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Faith in Justice, Restored

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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

Categories: Community, Featured

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