New York cannot abandon human services providers as we continue serving communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
In an op-ed, our President & CEO JoAnne Page explains how the risk of losing state contract payments jeopardizes the survival of nonprofits and endangers lives.READ MORE
Macy’s has settled a lawsuit with The Fortune Society over its criminal history screening practices. We welcome the steps Macy’s is taking to more fairly evaluate applicants with conviction histories and comply with the Fair Chance Act.READ MORE
Cellphone videos and body cameras have exposed rampant police violence, but behind bars, there are no bystanders to film the daily brutality that disproportionately falls on Black and Brown people. In an op-ed, our Executive Vice President Stanley Richards describes actions needed for reform.READ MORE
After years of advocacy from formerly incarcerated people, leaders, and experts, Mayor de Blasio recently pledged to end the use of solitary confinement in NYC. He created a working group tasked with creating recommendations for eliminating solitary confinement, which will be led by our Executive Vice President, Stanley Richards.READ MORE
On The Brian Lehrer Show, our President & CEO JoAnne Page discussed how The Fortune Society is continuing to support people recently released from jail or prison during COVID-19. Fortune participant Marvin Wade also joined to share his experiences with our reentry services.READ MORE