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  • April 22, 2020 The Counter
    Released early to thwart Covid-19, incarcerated people confront hunger outside

    Barriers to reentry after incarceration are more severe during a pandemic, especially when it comes to accessing food, housing and benefits. In The Counter, our AVP of Programs Rob de Leon says many people with justice involvement lack the means to apply online for life-changing benefits.

  • April 01, 2020 The Marshall Project
    Freed From Prison After 26 Years—Into a Coronavirus Hotspot

    Barriers to reentry are harsher and more isolating during a pandemic. In this article, our President & CEO JoAnne Page discusses why finding a safe home after justice involvement is especially difficult during these times.

  • March 23, 2020 The New Yorker
    The Coronavirus Crisis Reveals New York at Its Best and Worst

    The resilience and wisdom of our Associate Vice President of Housing Sam Rivera was included in a poignant article in the New Yorker. Learn how Sam remains steadfast in supporting residents at our Harlem housing unit during the COVID-19 pandemic, because the need for safe homes doesn't end.

  • March 18, 2020 The City
    Nonprofits Ask City Hall to Cut Red Tape Threatening Aid

    Across NYC, the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting nonprofits that receive city funds. In The City, our President & CEO JoAnne Page gives insight on how COVID-19 is compromising the ability of nonprofits like Fortune to carry out work.

  • March 12, 2020 Urban Institute
    How Can We Uphold Human Rights and Dignity in Prison?

    How can prisons promote dignity and rehabilitation, and what is the role of research in supporting these efforts? At
    Urban Institute's Roundtable on Prison Research and Innovation, Ronald Day, Associate Vice President of Programs, weighed in.

  • February 18, 2020 NY1
    Jailed Without Trial

    In this interview with Cheryl Wills on NY1's "In Focus," our Executive VP Stanley Richards discusses the urgent need for New York's recent bail reform law. Fortune participant Althea Hogan, who spent months behind bars because she couldn't afford bail, also shares her story.

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