David Rothenberg produces Fortune and Men’s Eyes, spurring discussion in the audience and eventually leading to the founding of The Fortune Society.
Fortune launches its first unit, Education Services, which empowers students to pursue educational and professional goals, such as a High School Equivalency diploma or attending college.
Fortune representatives are called to observe the Attica Riots, a major incident in the Incarcerated People’s Rights Movement.
Fortune hires first Job Developer, launching Employment Services unit, which equips formerly incarcerated job seekers to thrive in the workplace.
JoAnne Page becomes Fortune’s Executive Director.
Launch of Alternatives to Incarceration unit, which helps reduce prison and jail populations and helps thousands of individuals to lead law-abiding, productive lives.
Launch of Substance Abuse Treatment Services unit, which helps people to recover from substance use issues.
The Fortune Academy (a.k.a “the Castle”), Fortune’s transitional housing facility opens, launching Housing unit.
Launch of The David Rothenberg Center for Public Policy, which advocates for a fairer criminal justice system and fights to level barriers against successful community reentry.
Doors open at Fortune’s supportive housing facility, Castle Gardens.
Launch of the Better Living Center, Fortune’s NYS Office of Mental Health licensed outpatient mental health treatment clinic.