Upcoming Events Calendar

Monday, October 3, 2016

September to November

The Fortune Fresh Farm Stand

On Tuesdays from 9am – 4pm until November, you can head over to the Fortune Fresh Farm Stand at 145th street and Edgecombe Avenue to purchase our locally grown herbs, herbal beverages, and breads at the Grassroots Farmers Market in West Harlem.

The Fortune Fresh Farm Stand at 145th street and Edgecombe Avenue, Manhattan

Tuesdays from August to November, 2016 from 9am-4pm


October 18

The Fortune Society Annual Gala

In honor of their extraordinary achievements, we are thrilled to pay tribute to The Honorable Jonathan Lippman, former Chief Judge of the State of New York and Of Counsel at Latham & Watkins, and Betty P. Rauch, member and immediate past chairperson of the Fortune Society’s Board of Directors at The Fortune Society’s annual fall benefit.

Three Sixty Degrees, Tribeca, NYC

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

To purchase tickets, journal ads, or to donate, visit www.fortunesociety.org/fallbenefit2016.


October 22

JustLeadershipUSA’s Emerging Leaders Training

JustLeadershipUSA is hosting this event to meet the goal of cutting the U.S. correctional population in half by 2030. Based on their guiding principle that those closest to the problem are closest to the solution, JLUSA employs a dynamic, inclusive and culturally competent leadership training that includes management, employment, and communication skills. All Emerging Leaders participants must have prior involvement with the criminal justice system 

The University of Chicago
5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Saturday, October 22, 2016

For more information, click here.


October 27

Excluded: A Dialogue on Safe, Supportive and Affordable Housing for People with Justice System Involvement

The Fortune Society is hosting a conference discussing barriers to housing that justice involved people face, as well as solutions to these barriers.

Throughout the day, we will develop a shared platform for increasing housing opportunities for this marginalized population.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Student Dining Hall
524 West 59th Street
New York, New York 10019

Thursday, October 27

For more information, click here.


November 6

The New York City Marathon

Watch our team of runners, The Fortune Flyers, at this year’s TCS New York City Marathon as they further our mission to support formerly incarcerated people’s successful reentry from prison and promote alternatives to incarceration. All team members have pledged to raise a minimum of $3,250 by the day of the Marathon. To help them reach this goal, you can donate at https://www.crowdrise.com/fortunesocietynyc2016.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

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