Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 29, 2014

Friday, October 3, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Solitary Confinement To End For Youngest At Rikers Island Although experts have spoken for years about the devastating effects of solitary confinement on…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 22, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Attorney General Eric Holder To Resign Attorney General Eric Holder will be resigning from office once a replacement is found. Drug policy and criminal…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 15, 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Fortune Society To Receive Community Service Award The NY Society For Ethical Culture will present The Fortune Society with the Frank B. Prescod…Read More

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Drive Change Snowday Food Truck Visits Fortune

Today we celebrated the many food programs The Fortune Society has to offer with a whole day dedicated to food! weheartlic.com has more details! Today from 11am to 3pm the Snowday truck is parked outside of The Fortune Society outside…Read More

Categories: Community, Events, News

The Fortune Society to Receive Community Service Award

October 25, 2014, The New York Society for Ethical Culture will present the Frank B. Prescod Community Service Award to The Fortune Society.

Categories: Community, Events, News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 8, 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Page Celebrates 25 Years At Helm Of Fortune Society JoAnne Page, President and CEO of The Fortune Society, marked her 25th year as head…Read More

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Upcoming Events Calendar

Thursday, September 11, 2014

October 5 A FORTUNE EVENT: Upcoming Performance of “The Castle II” In “The Castle II” — an original drama co-written by Fortune founder David Rothenberg — four formerly imprisoned New Yorkers relate their journeys of crime, privation, and redemption.  Don’t…Read More

Categories: Events, News

Tickets Now Available for The Fortune Fall Benefit October 14!

  Get your tickets to the Fortune Fall Benefit Today from eventbrite.com. The Benefit will be held Tuesday, October 14, from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at the TriBeca Rooftop!

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Fortune and Culinary Business Leaders Meet

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Members of the Culinary Business Community met with Fortune staff this week to discuss the goals, expectations, and rewards for being a part of Fortune’s Culinary Business Advisor Council. The meeting, in advance of the Council’s first “official” session, included…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 1, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Deportations Don’t Lower Crime Rates, Study Says Six years after the federal government opened an immigration enforcement program intended to improve public safety,…Read More

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