Closing Rikers: A New Vision For The New York City Criminal Justice System

Closing Rikers: A New Vision For The New York City Criminal Justice System

August 16, 2018

Individuals with justice involvement deserve an opportunity to have their cases heard and judged fairly. They deserve to learn, grow, and change in a supportive environment. Rikers Island is the antithesis of these aims...

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  • Working From The Ground Up: Mario’s Journey

    Working From The Ground Up: Mario’s Journey

    August 08, 2018

    Before coming to The Fortune Society, Mario McCaa was sustaining himself but not building ...

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  • Helping People With Justice Involvement Overcome Economic Insecurity

    Helping People With Justice Involvement Overcome Economic Insecurity

    August 02, 2018

    People with justice involvement experience economic insecurity and lack of mobility due to...

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  • Lessons Learned from Job Searches After Justice Involvement

    Lessons Learned from Job Searches After Justice Involvement

    July 25, 2018

    Since its inception, hundreds of individuals with justice involvement have progressed thro...

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  • Employment after Incarceration: How We Help Participants Master the Job Search

    Employment after Incarceration: How We Help Participants Master the Job Search

    July 18, 2018

    “How do I explain my gaps in employment to an interviewer? “Is it legal for potenti...

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  • Six Unique Pathways to Employment After Incarceration

    Six Unique Pathways to Employment After Incarceration

    July 12, 2018

    Finding gainful employment can be daunting if you’re an individual with justice involvem...

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  • How We Make Jobs After Prison Possible

    How We Make Jobs After Prison Possible

    July 03, 2018

    When it comes to the jobs market, today’s headlines glimmer with optimism: “…unem...

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