Author Archive: CoreCivic

Saluting Our Veterans: How CoreCivic Supports Those Who Serve

11/8/17 3:08 PM

America owes an immeasurable debt of gratitude to the men and women who wear military uniforms. At CoreCivic, we support veterans and service members as part of our mission to better the public good and seek to honor the sacrifices that they and their families make every day.

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CoreCivic Leading on Programs and Policies

10/31/17 9:20 AM

CoreCivic has launched a new initiative to advocate for government policies that will help inmates successfully reenter our communities and stay out of prison. Policies that the company will support include: Ban the Box legislation, reduced litigation risk for employers that hire former inmates, increased reentry programming funding and piloting social impact bonds. Learn more about our reentry policy here.

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A Fresh Start: Bridging the Gap Between Prison and the Community

10/26/17 10:52 AM

Reentering society after prison is one of the most daunting transitions a person can make. CoreCivic’s Ocean View facility in San Diego helps reduce recidivism by linking 450 residents back to their community. Staff there help residents with job placement, job skills classes, parenting classes and substance use disorder counseling, among other programs. These efforts help residents make the most of a successful reentry.

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The Life-Changing Power of Health Care

10/19/17 10:59 AM

CoreCivic’s medical and dental staff do more than distribute medications and care for the sick. Their work has the power to transform inmates’ lives and put them on the path toward successful reentry.

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On a Mission: How CoreCivic’s Annual Giving Helps Reduce Recidivism, Better the Public Good

10/12/17 10:50 AM

CoreCivic’s work to reduce recidivism and better the public good goes beyond the walls of our facilities. Through the company’s charitable efforts, CoreCivic donates nearly half a million dollars each year to provide assistance and resources to former offenders, victims of crime and underserved youth.

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Room to Bloom: CoreCivic Greenhouse Teaches Inmates Patience, Job Skills

10/5/17 10:48 AM

Inmates at CoreCivic’s Crowley County Correctional Facilityin Olney Springs, Colorado, learn vocational skills and the value of patience through their work in the greenhouse, tending to more than 10,000 plants. The program awards industry-recognized certifications (IRCs) that help them get jobs in the horticulture field after release.

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CoreCivic Properties: Maintenance by the Numbers

9/28/17 1:11 PM

CoreCivic is a diversified, government-solutions company that helps government at all levels address a range of challenges. Sometimes, we manage a correctional or reentry facility on behalf of a partner. Other times, we provide the needed space for government to do its important work. No matter the solution, facility maintenance plays a critical role in keeping people safe and, in many cases, ensuring that individuals can benefit from life-changing reentry programming.

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CoreCivic Helps Inmates Find Footing with Job Readiness Training

9/22/17 10:00 AM

Of the approximately 1.5 million people incarcerated in America’s state and federal prisons, 95 percent will eventually be released back to their communities. Our more than 30 years of experience at CoreCivic has shown that pairing vocational skills training in prison with access to community job placement programs is highly effective at helping inmates find solid employment and successfully reenter the community.

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Transforming Lives In Good Faith

8/25/17 12:00 PM

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A Walk in Their Shoes: Reducing Recidivism through Victims Impact Programming

8/16/17 12:15 PM

CoreCivic is committed to ensuring inmates have access to proven reentry programs, and the "Victim Impact: Listen and Learn" program is one of our most powerful. The 12-week program helps offenders understand how their crimes have impacted victims – making this connection is an important part of reducing recidivism.

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Wheelchair-Refurbishing Program Inspires Inmates to Help Others

8/2/17 9:00 AM

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CoreCivic Helps Inmates Boost in-Demand Tech Skills

7/18/17 10:36 AM

The use of technology in the workplace is always changing, which compounds the challenges facing those seeking to reenter society after incarceration. That’s why CoreCivic offers a variety of vocational programming that will help inmates keep their job skills up-to-date – or even learn a new trade.

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Strengthening Culture One Learner at a Time

7/10/17 9:00 AM

By Kim White, Executive Vice President of Human Resources

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The Power of Positivity and One CoreCivic Instructor’s High Graduation Rate

6/29/17 11:06 AM

For 46 years, Katherline Maclin has been a positive force for change in every classroom she’s taught in — whether a pre-school, a high school or a prison.

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CoreCivic Statement Regarding Coverage by WSMV (CH. 4) of Trousdale Turner Correctional Center

6/28/17 5:48 PM

Although we are still reviewing Channel 4’s report in detail, what is already clear is there are numerous factual errors, blatant omissions and gross mischaracterizations. This is not surprising. The conduct of the reporter and station management throughout the development of this story showed that they had very little interest in painting a full, fair and accurate picture of our facility, our company or even the corrections profession itself.

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