The Fortune Society is the leading non-profit that helps formerly incarcerated people to turn their lives around. They have counseling services, drug and alcohol programs, an extensive job training and placement program and a transitional housing program. They also advocate for people when they appear in court and have been working to change the NYC […]
Guests: Jed Levine President and CEO of Caring Kind and Jessica Gonzalez Manager of Constituent Events Caring Kind is an organization dedicated to serving people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families. Guests talked about the incidence of the disease(5.5 million people in the USA, 250,000 in NYC and growing), their many programs such as : […]
Guests: Mitchell Net burn President and CEO of Samaritan Daytop Village and Jim Hollywood Vice President of Residential Treatment Both guests talked about their programs: Mental Health Services, Primary Medical Care, Education and Employment Services, Recovery Services, Residential and Outpatient Treatment, Alternatives to Incarceration, Veterans Residential Treatment and their October Gala.
The Downtown Alliance is a non-profit serving the lower section of Manhattan since 1995. They keep the streets clean. They run a free bus service along the top of the area from east to west. They are the major publicity organization to promote the area and its attractions: the ferry to Governor’s Island, the South […]