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  • November 14, 2018 Gotham Gazette
    More Formerly Incarcerated New Yorkers Were Able to Vote This Year, But Barriers Remain

    Thanks to an executive order by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, approximately 35,000 individuals with justice involvement were granted voter registration pardons. Though this was a step in the right direction for criminal justice reform, discover what barriers still remain for these members of our community.

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  • November 10, 2018 The Wall Street Journal
    Housing-Voucher Recipients Get Help Moving to Better Neighborhoods

    Through the Mobility Counseling Program, the New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is helping individuals like Shari Rivera access improved housing and educational opportunities. Via The Wall Street Journal, learn more.

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  • November 06, 2018 WPIX
    Regaining the Right to Vote

    WPIX reports on two participants from The Fortune Society who have recently regained their voting rights.

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  • November 05, 2018 Broadway World
    BEDAGGERED to Receive Reading November 16th Directed by Benjamin Viertel

    BEDAGGERED by Lynn Clay Byrne (The Sextant) will have industry readings on Friday, November 16th. The ensemble play features individual stories of young incarcerated men and their visitors, and stars Darryl Campbell, Karla Garcia, and Lex Smith from The Fortune Society.

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  • October 29, 2018 City & State New York
    Out on Parole, and Turning Out to Vote

    In April, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 30,000 individuals on parole. At The Fortune Society, City & State spoke with five new voters about their experiences with voting, keeping up with politics and negotiating the state Board of Parole.

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