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

Saturday, April 4, 2015

  A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Fortune Society Receives $190K In New Grants Formerly incarcerated individuals will now have increased access to The Fortune Society’s robust network…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 30, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Opinion: New Rules For Rikers Commenting on Mayor de Blasio’s plan to combat violence on Rikers, Fortune president JoAnne Page writes “there should be concern about…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 23, 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

  A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– NYPD Poised To Create Special Unit To Investigate Officer-Involved Shootings The NYPD is poised to create a new squad dedicated to…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 16, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Opinion: Rikers Island Is Still Fucked, And It’s Terrifying To Fortune Society VP Stanley Richards, the “culture of violence” at Rikers “is an…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 9, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Ben Carson Says Being Gay Is A Choice, Citing Prison Example Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon and potential Republican presidential candidate, said…Read More

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