Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 19, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Raise New York Criminal Age To 18, No Teens In Adult Jail Gov. Cuomo will submit legislation incorporating recommendations made by a juvenile justice panel,…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 12, 2015

Saturday, January 17, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Fortune Society Gets $400K MRT Supportive Housing Grant Formerly incarcerated people who are homeless and suffer from chronic medical conditions will now have…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 5, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Opinion: Black And Blue Lives Both Matter In an opinion piece, Fortune CEO JoAnne Page observes: “The entire country is grieving the lives of…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of December 29, 2014

Sunday, January 4, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Cuomo, Using Pardon Power, Gives Pair A “Second Chance” Gov. Cuomo has pardoned two men, saying each deserves “a second chance.” One went to Alvaro Khalil…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of December 22, 2014

Friday, December 26, 2014

 A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Gunman May Have Used Garner And Brown Cases To Justify Police Killings, Experts Say The portrait of Ismaaiyl Brinsley — who authorities say fatally shot…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of December 15, 2014

Sunday, December 21, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Fortune Society New Graduates Are Green With Knowledge While most grads put their caps and gowns on, the 20 men who completed the …Read More

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How Do We Measure Our Impact?

Monday, December 15, 2014

This past week, Fortune initiated a new “outcomes measurement tool.” The Fortune Society has been successful for many years at keeping individuals from being re-incarcerated. Indeed, the Agency thought of the impact of its programs and initiatives in terms of its…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of December 8, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Eric Garner’s Widow Denies Race Was Chokehold Motive The chokehold death of Eric Garner wasn’t “a black-and-white thing,” his widow said — a stunning…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of December 1, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Opinion: A Search For Justice In The Eric Garner Case The imbalance between Eric Garner’s fate on a Staten Island sidewalk and his supposed…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of November 24, 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Officer’s Errant Shot Kills Unarmed Brooklyn Man Two police officers entered the pitch-black 8th-floor stairwell of a building in a Brooklyn project, one…Read More

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