Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of May 17, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- Produce Giveaway Program In West Harlem Is Changing Lives, One Meal At A Time Finding fresh produce in a big…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of May 10, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- Sheldon Silver, Ex-New York Assembly Speaker, Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence Sheldon Silver, who rose from the Lower East Side of…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of May 3, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- Watch Both Sides of the Bars: Exploring the Excessive Use of Solitary Confinement On this episode of “Both Sides of…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of April 26, 2016

Sunday, April 24, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- The New School Leads a National Public Reckoning with Mass Incarceration Cumberbatch was one of the many individuals who shared…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- Here Are City Documents on ‘Effort’ to Close Rikers That De Blasio Denies Mayor Bill de Blasio said last week…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of April 12, 2016

Sunday, April 10, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- Faith in Justice, Restored (by JoAnne Page) Sentencing Peter Liang to prison would be wrong. Ken Thompson, the Brooklyn district…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of April 5, 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- Landlords Face Pressure on Criminal Background Checks Apartment landlords are facing mounting criticism that they are using electronic criminal-background checks…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 28, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- GNC and 7-Eleven Are Breaking a Law Meant to Give Ex-Prisoners a Fair Chance of a Job Josh is responsible,…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 21, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————- Lipmann announces members of criminal justice commission Former chief judge Jonathan Lippman announced Thursday the members of the Independent Commission on…Read More

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