Category Archives: News

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

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Mothers in prison The women’s wing of the jail here exhales sadness. The inmates, wearing identical orange uniforms, ache as…Read More

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

Monday, November 21, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– New study shows Sandy exacerbated mental health and drug use issues Brown’s greater challenge came when Sandy’s impact led him…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of November 14, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– This probably will end badly Earlier this year, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito formed an independent commission to…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– ‘Invisible punishment’ hits formerly incarcerated people for life; DOJ, HUD fight blanket rental bias Although he completed his incarceration while earning…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Lorenzo’s journey: “I want to succeeed”  Lorenzo tries to keep busy. When he isn’t working or training for a new…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Unable to vote, formerly incarcerated people reach out, try to have impact on US election In Ohio, a key swing…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Formerly incarcerated people advocating for expanded voting rights in New York “I think this election is very, very important for…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 10, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– New Yorkers on parole take road trip for voting rights A group of New Yorkers on parole left Harlem in…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Five New York prison guards charged in ’13 beating of incarcerated person Officer Santiago, along with another officer, Carson Morris,…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Re-enter, Stage Right: Out of Prison and Into the Arts For this theatrical performance, there are no props. No costumes….Read More

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