Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of August 23, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Katz Tours Fortune Society The Fortune Society Senior Vice President Stanley Richards (l.) led Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of August 16, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Nonprofits, Advocates assess Bratton’s legacy and O’Neill’s hire Nonprofits and criminal justice reform advocates shared a mixed reaction to Tuesday’s…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of August 9, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Beyond the Bars: A formerly incarcerated individual returns to his roots As the Vice President of the Fortune Society, an organization…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of August 2, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— True Crime Stories Perception is everything at election time. Any casual surfing of the television channels tonight will show murder…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Overcoming the Legal, Financial and Emotional Obstacles of Family Court Whether you are currently incarcerated or have a history of…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of July 18, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Paying (and Paying and Paying) a Debt to Society Of course, the prejudgments or outright discriminations by potential employers are only…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of July 11, 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— For immigrants with convictions, punishment never ends “The US Department of Justice announced it would stop using stigmatizing and dehumanizing…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of July 4, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— 7 crazy things that you never realized America’s prisons were lacking Prison reform is happening. That’s the bit of good…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of June 28, 2016

Monday, June 27, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Sex Offenders Sue City, State The upshot for both New York and the city is that housing sex offenders has…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of June 21, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Behind bars and owing thousands in child support In addition to the myriad other fees and fines inmates can incur,…Read More

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