Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– ‘Invisible punishment’ hits formerly incarcerated people for life; DOJ, HUD fight blanket rental bias Although he completed his incarceration while earning…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Lorenzo’s journey: “I want to succeeed”  Lorenzo tries to keep busy. When he isn’t working or training for a new…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Unable to vote, formerly incarcerated people reach out, try to have impact on US election In Ohio, a key swing…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Formerly incarcerated people advocating for expanded voting rights in New York “I think this election is very, very important for…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 10, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– New Yorkers on parole take road trip for voting rights A group of New Yorkers on parole left Harlem in…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Five New York prison guards charged in ’13 beating of incarcerated person Officer Santiago, along with another officer, Carson Morris,…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Re-enter, Stage Right: Out of Prison and Into the Arts For this theatrical performance, there are no props. No costumes….Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 20, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————– Rikers Island correction officers attacked, incarcerated person slashed in bloody weekend at jail complex Days after Mayor de Blasio touted an…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 13, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— Some Rikers Island captains will carry Tasers. Is that how to reform a jail? Even the Correction Department’s policy for…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of September 6, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——————————————————————————————————— The Fortune Society Broadens Client Access To Social Services With Neuron ESB Integration Platform Neuron ESB, an application, service and…Read More

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