Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of November 17, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Rampant Use Of Solitary Confinement In The U.S. Constitutes Torture While the U.S. told the Committee Against Torture that federal law restricts the…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of November 10, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Push To Bring Ex-Convicts And Families Together Lags More than a year after NYC started a program designed to reunite up to 150…Read More

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Fortune: Helping Rebuild Lives Affected by Domestic Violence

Monday, November 10, 2014

By Margo Nugent, Social Work Student at Columbia University  and an intern with DRCPP “I would take my jewelry off each night. The next morning, I could never find it. The jewelry was never where I left it. So I…Read More

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Domestic Violence

Friday, November 7, 2014

Domestic violence is not a new concept; rather, it is one whose meaning has evolved over the course of the past several decades and continues to evolve today. Historically, domestic violence has been understood as an issue that affects women…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of November 3, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. California Just Became The First State To Defelonize Drug Use On Tuesday, Californians voted in favor of the criminal justice reform initiative that promised…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 27, 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Fortune Society: Rental Complex In Queens Excludes Ex-Offenders A leading provider of social services for recently released prisoners is challenging a NYC landlord that,…Read More

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Fortune Food Program Participants Prepare Staff Breakfast

Friday, October 24, 2014

October 23rd, students from the Reading 2 class, with the help of Kristen Pederson and Kevin Neely, cooked a fantastic breakfast for Fortune participants and staff. The Basics What: Fortune Society Student Chefs Class of 155 Breakfast When: Thursday, October…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 20, 2014

  A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Fortune Society Raises $200K At Fall Benefit Hundreds of New Yorkers who are deeply committed to justice gathered at the Tribeca Rooftop…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 13, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Obama To Nominate ACLU Lawyer To Lead Justice Dept.’s Civil Rights Div. President Obama plans to nominate a top lawyer from the ACLU…Read More

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Fortune’s Fall Benefit Photos

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Categories: Community, Events, News

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