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, everything was different. Technology had advanced, cell phones now existed, and the subway system was more complex. David, who isn’t ...

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  • 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...

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  • Change Is Possible: How Fortune Empowered Vilma to Find Her True Self

    Change Is Possible: How Fortune Empowered Vilma to Find Her True Self

    November 07, 2019

    On one fateful day in the winter of 2007, Vilma Donovan was in her local library, flipping...

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  • Channeling Struggles into Advocacy: Gina’s Story of Resiliency

    Channeling Struggles into Advocacy: Gina’s Story of Resiliency

    October 18, 2019

    When Gina Williams first walked through The Fortune Society’s doors in 2013, she was hol...

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  • A Week in Review: September 22-28, 2019

    A Week in Review: September 22-28, 2019

    September 27, 2019

    It was another busy week at The Fortune Society. From arts events to conferences and visit...

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  • Building Fortune’s Mock Interview Project: How Volunteer Eileen Kobrin Gives Back

    Building Fortune’s Mock Interview Project: How Volunteer Eileen Kobrin Gives Back

    September 13, 2019

    “Did they give a firm handshake?” “Did they express enthusiasm for the job?” “Ar...

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  • Finding Hope and Recovery at Fortune: Roslyn’s Story

    Finding Hope and Recovery at Fortune: Roslyn’s Story

    September 06, 2019

    To hear Roslyn speak about The Fortune Society, you’d think you were listening to a mini...

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