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  • December 15, 2020 New York City Bar
    Prison Reform and Beyond Incarceration

    At a virtual event with the New York City Bar, The Fortune Society's President & CEO JoAnne Page discusses how the issues of re-entry into society after jail or prison are deeply connected to the reform of police departments and other calls for criminal justice reform.

  • December 15, 2020 City and State NY
    NYC jail inmates lack health care after release

    As people are released early from Rikers Island due to COVID-19, many don’t have healthcare, which they can lose in jail. In City And State NY, The Fortune Society's Senior Director of Care Management Ann Travers and others shed light on this issue.

  • December 10, 2020 Daily News
    People with arrest records have housing rights, too

    In an op-ed in the Daily News, our President & CEO JoAnne Page urges the NYC Council to pass the Fair Chance for Housing Act and end landlord discrimination against people with conviction histories. She writes about the need to see people for who they are—not what they once did.

  • November 09, 2020 The New Yorker
    What Makes the Difference Between Getting Out of Prison and Staying Out?

    For over 20 years, we've provided homes to people with justice involvement at The Castle, our supportive housing unit in Harlem. In The New Yorker, learn about the strong community at The Castle and how our former Associate Vice President of Housing Sam Rivera empowered residents to stay out of prison.

  • October 19, 2020 The City NY
    Recently Jailed New Yorkers Struggle When Dumped on Street With No ID

    After release from NYC jails, many people can’t access healthcare, benefits, and more because they don’t have ID. Sometimes, it’s the City who loses their ID. In The City NY, learn about the enormous consequences of ID loss and potential solutions, with input from The Fortune Society's Benefits Coordinator, Nicholas Posada.

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