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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of July 27, 2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Violence At Rikers Island Is Highest In More Than A Decade Despite Thousands Of Fewer Inmates This has been the bloodiest year behind…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of July 13, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Stung By Abuses At Rikers, New York City Acts On Bail Reform But The New Program Would Not Have Helped Kalief Browder Mayor de…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of July 6, 2015

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Glenn Martin’s “Prison-Like” White House Experience After criminal justice advocate — and former Fortune VP — Glenn Martin — was nearly denied access to a…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of June 29, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– New York City Settles Suit Over Abuses At Rikers Island NYC has agreed to a settlement in the long-running legal battle over abuses…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of June 22, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Fortune’s Ronald Day Comments On City Council Passing The Fair Chance Act “The Fortune Society applauds the City Council for passing one of…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of June 15, 2015

Friday, June 12, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– New York City Council Passes “Fair Chance Act!” Last week, NYC became the largest city in the nation to adopt a fair chance hiring…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of June 8, 2015

Saturday, June 6, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Who Runs Rikers? The Rule Says No Solitary For Kids. The Staff Finds A Loophole. In January, NYC’s Board of Correction, which monitors conditions…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of June 1, 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– EPA Provides Nearly $200,000 For Green Job Training Of Formerly Incarcerated People The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded The Fortune Society a…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of May 25, 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– CEO Corner: JoAnne Page NYN Media sat down with JoAnne page, president and CEO of the Fortune Society, to get her take on…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of May 18, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– The Fortune Society Hosts Its Annual Spring Soiree On Tues., May 12, Examiner.com joined hundreds of young philanthropists to raise awareness and support…Read More

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