Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 20, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Rikers Island correction officers attacked, incarcerated person slashed in bloody weekend at jail complex Days after Mayor de Blasio touted an…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 13, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Some Rikers Island captains will carry Tasers. Is that how to reform a jail? Even the Correction Department’s policy for…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 6, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— The Fortune Society Broadens Client Access To Social Services With Neuron ESB Integration Platform Neuron ESB, an application, service and…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of August 30, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— View From Harlem: Marijuana Legalization Is a Hollow Victory If We Still Criminalize Other Drugs “We’re moving toward legalization of…Read More

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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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