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  • August 03, 2021 WCNY
    Outreach encouraged, as COVID-19 vaccination rates lag in NY prisons

    Andre Ward, a co-founder of the COVID Justice Coalition, calls out the Cuomo administration for not doing enough to ensure incarcerated New Yorkers are getting vaccinated for COVID-19 and calls on the state to increase vaccine data transparency.

  • May 29, 2020 WNYC
    Reentry During COVID-19

    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.

  • April 14, 2019 WBAI 99.5 FM's City Watch
    Criminal Justice Reform and Immigrant Heritage Week on WBAI

    On April 14, Fortune President and CEO JoAnne Page discussed criminal justice reform and the organization's legislative priorities with WBAI host Jeff Simmons. 

  • December 10, 2018 Community Connections
    Community Connections Podcast: Episode 14 – The Fortune Society

    In this podcast episode, radio host Bill Ayres sits down with JoAnne Page, our President and CEO, and Stanley Richards, our Executive Vice President, to discuss The Fortune Society's mission and the current state of criminal justice in New York City.

  • October 03, 2018 WNYC
    Rethinking Recidivism as a Measure of Our Justice System

    Every Thursday night, The Fortune Society hosts a meeting where individuals that have been formerly incarcerated can discuss their transition into the community. One theme: the fear of doing anything that might get you sent back to prison.

  • October 02, 2018 WNYC
    Frozen In Time: What Older People Face After Prison

    People who spend decades in prison and are granted freedom later in life face a unique set of challenges. WNYC Producer Alexandra Botti visited The Fortune Society in NYC to talk to a group of seniors about their experiences.

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