Host Andre Ward and guest Jeffrey Abramowitz discuss the importance of hiring people previously involved in the justice system, not only as a mean of opportunity for those formerly incarcerated, but as an advantage for the companies that open the doors to them.
Host Andre Ward holds a conversation with Fortune Society President & CEO JoAnne Page about the fight for Criminal Justice during 2021 and the road ahead.
Host Andre Ward talks to The Fortune's Society founder, David Rothenberg, about the Attica Prison Uprising which happened 50 years ago. Mr. Rothenberg was one of the 30 observers summoned by the leaders of the Attica uprising to witness their negotiations with New York State.
On this episode, host Andre Ward talks to Dyjuan Tantro, the government affairs officer at the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), about the restoration of Pell grants for incarcerated students.
Today, “Both Sides of the Bars” will discuss the importance of the 2020 Census and what people can do to participate in it. The Fortune Society’s Andre Ward hosts guest Kathleen Daniel, field director of NYC Census 2020, an organizing initiative established to ensure a complete and accurate count of...
November is the month where we dedicate a day specifically to honoring and appreciating the bravery and service of our veterans. But as we continuously learn more about the collateral consequences of military experience, we are pressed to ask, are we meeting the needs of our current veteran...
This episode aired originally in October 2015. Host Ronald Day, Associated VP of DRCPP, interviews Ashley Demyan, Research Associate at Vera Institute; and Mujahid Farid, Lead Organizer at Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP). The conversation focuses on the situation for those who have enter into...
Host Ronald F. Day, VP of programs at The Fortune Society, leads a discussion about the explosion in technical parole violations, the impact of these violations on individuals, the community, and the system, and ways to address this challenge. Guests are Tanya R. Pierce, co-founder and president of...
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