The Doe Fund, which provides paid work, housing, and comprehensive support services to formerly homeless and incarcerated men in New York City, has appointed former Brooklyn Councilmember Robert Cornegy, Jr., as executive vice president of external affairs.

After serving the Bedford-Stuyvesant community where he grew up — and where The Doe Fund began its work — Cornegy was term-limited out of office. One of his legacies is the Kalief Browder Bill, which makes it mandatory for the Department of Corrections to provide mental health, educational, and vocational services to detainees before they are sentenced.

A worker in the Doe Fund’s re-entry program, Ready, Willing and Able. Eagle file photo The Doe Fund, which provides paid work, housing, and comprehensive support services to formerly homeless and incarcerated men in New York City, has appointed former Brooklyn Councilmember Robert Cornegy, Jr., as executive vice president […]

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