Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News of the Week — the week of March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Black women bear an undue burden of the HIV epidemic As a black woman, one issue that is important to…Read More

Categories: Community, News

The Fortune Society News of the Week — the week of March 6, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Weprin, Fortune Society push to keep visitation days in state prisons Last Sunday, New York State Assemblyman David Weprin and…Read More

Categories: Community, News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 27, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– How one nonprofit breaks the cycle of incarceration Staffed [largely] by [formerly incarcerated] people, The Fortune Society works to build a…Read More

Categories: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 20, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– How one nonprofit breaks the cycle of incarceration Staffed mostly by [formerly incarcerated] people, The Fortune Society works to build…Read More

Categories: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– New book, ‘Jack and Norman,’ misses the point on prison re-entry For formerly incarcerated individuals, community-minded and holistic reentry programs…Read More

Categories: Community, News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Bills passed to help tenants of New York ‘three-quarter homes’ On Wednesday afternoon [February 1, 2017], the New York City…Read More

Categories: Community, News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Cuomo clemency decision revives rehabilitation debate Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to grant clemency to a former Weather Underground activist convicted…Read More

Categories: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– NYCHA pilot sees success allowing residents to return after prison William Gonzalez, 63, got a second chance. After being convicted…Read More

Categories: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Gillibrand: homeless domestic violence survivors shouldn’t be invisible, deserve more federal resources and support U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced…Read More

Categories: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– New York City experiences historic drop in crime for 2016 New York City has experienced a consistent and significant reduction…Read More

Categories: News

Contact

No appointment necessary!
Call us or stop by our main
office in Long Island City
headquarters during visiting
hours to learn more about
our programs and services.

Long Island City (Main Office)

29-76 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101

N/R/Q | Get Directions

(212) 691-7554
Mon-Thurs: 8am - 8pm
Fri: 8am - 5pm

Castle Gardens

625 W. 140th St.
New York, NY 10031

Get Directions

No walk-ins accepted at this location. Please call or visit our main office in Long Island City.

The Castle (Fortune Academy)

630 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10031

Get Directions

No walk-ins accepted at this location. Please call or visit our main office in Long Island City.