Category Archives: Featured

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

Categories: Community, Featured

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

Categories: Community, Featured

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

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

Categories: Featured

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.    

Categories: Featured

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

Categories: Community, Events, Featured

Help the Fortune Flyers make it to the finish line of the TCS NYC Marathon!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

On Sunday, November 2, 2014, The Fortune Flyers will run for The Fortune Society in the TCS New York City Marathon. We provide essential services to individuals re-entering society after incarceration, as they face challenges that would test the most resilient among us.  Fortune’s holistic,…Read More

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