Empowering a Community of Artists and Creating Space to Heal

Empowering a Community of Artists and Creating Space to Heal

January 16, 2020

Art. Music. Poetry. Theater. These are the pillars of The Fortune Society’s Creative Arts Program. Year-round arts learning at the agency, and the opportunity to share work with the larger community nurtures a nexus of...

READ MORE
  • How Walter Became a Judge After Justice Involvement

    How Walter Became a Judge After Justice Involvement

    December 19, 2019

    In the mid-1960s, Walter Strauss was sentenced to 10-15 years in prison on a drug charge. ...

    READ MORE
  • Initiating Change: How William Became a Leader

    Initiating Change: How William Became a Leader

    December 12, 2019

    When William Whitaker first came to The Fortune Society in 1990, he was reluctant. He was ...

    READ MORE
  • The Key to Confidence: How Richard Came to Live on His Own Terms

    The Key to Confidence: How Richard Came to Live on His Own Terms

    December 05, 2019

    "Have you ever been arrested or convicted of a crime?" This is a question that many former...

    READ MORE
  • Connecting to Humanity: How Lymus Gives Back to His Community

    Connecting to Humanity: How Lymus Gives Back to His Community

    November 27, 2019

    In the midst of his 23-year-long prison sentence, Lymus Rivera decided to plan ahead. Anti...

    READ MORE
  • With a Place to Call Home, David Starts Anew After 40 Years in Prison

    With a Place to Call Home, David Starts Anew After 40 Years in Prison

    November 21, 2019

    After nearly 40 years in prison, when David Coleman first returned to the community, every...

    READ MORE
  • Advocating for Recognition and Validation: Diamond’s Story

    Advocating for Recognition and Validation: Diamond’s Story

    November 15, 2019

    Walk through The Fortune Society’s doors, and one of the first people you’ll meet is D...

    READ MORE
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 28
    NEED SERVICES?
    Learn how Fortune Society can help you