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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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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of May 11, 2015

Saturday, May 9, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Fortune’s Stanley Richards: Barriers To Getting Work After Prison Remain The formerly incarcerated face many challenges as they try to re-establish themselves,…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of May 4, 2015

Saturday, May 2, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– De Blasio On City Council Decriminalization Proposal: I Agree With NYPD’s Bratton On “Broken Windows” Speaking about a City Council plan to decriminalize…Read More

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

Sunday, April 26, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– The Fortune Society To Honor “The Wire’s” Michael K. Williams At 2015 Spring Soiree The Fortune Society will honor actor Michael K. Williams from…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of April 20, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Opinion: A College Education For Prisoners In a Letter to the Editor, Fortune Society senior VP Stanley Richards talks about being in…Read More

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

Saturday, April 11, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Clergy Group Presses de Blasio On Police Reform One of the city’s most prominent religious leaders is warning Mayor Bill de Blasio…Read More

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