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Building a Supportive Network: CoreCivic's Veterans Task Force

11/11/19, 8:00 AM
By Brandon Bissell, CoreCivic Manager of Public Affairs There's an adage in the U.S. military: "Mission first, people always." This simple phrase not only embodies the military's values, but it also provides purpose and guidance to those who ...
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Charity Highlight: Family Reconciliation Center and Cul2vate

11/4/19, 9:17 AM
The CoreCivic Foundation proudly supports nonprofits that align with its giving mission: to serve former offenders, victims of crime and abuse, and underserved youth. One of those nonprofits is Family Reconciliation Center, which provides free ...
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Computer Coding Program Helps Inmates Prepare for Tech Jobs

10/29/19, 8:00 AM
Computer coding skills are in high demand, and at CoreCivic's Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville, Tennessee, a new program is helping people in our care gain those skills. Trousdale Turner offers a computer coding program in ...
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Victim Impact Q&A with Michelle Ryder-Grebel, Director of Treatment and Behavioral Services

10/21/19, 8:00 AM
Helping inmates and residents develop empathy can help break the cycle of crime. That's why CoreCivic uses nationally recognized victim impact programming to help people in our care appreciate the impact of crimes on both victims and their ...
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Rethinking Reentry: Q&A with Jeff Quasny, CoreCivic Director of Reentry Services

10/14/19, 8:00 AM
Most inmates and residents will return to their communities. CoreCivic’s reentry services make communities safer by helping these individuals prepare to return. With 35 years of service to every level of government, our team has the know-how and ...
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CoreCivic Raises a Record $600,000 for Charities

10/9/19, 9:06 AM
For 28 years, CoreCivic has hosted the Chairman's Charity Golf Classic to raise much-needed funds for nonprofits in Middle Tennessee, where the company is headquartered. This year, the event raised a record $600,000, surpassing last year's record ...
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Recognizing Distinction, Dedication and Diversity

9/30/19, 8:00 AM
By Donna Alvarado, Board of Directors As a CoreCivic board member since 2003, I have had the opportunity to meet many of our esteemed employees during numerous facility visits over the years. In my experience, each facility has its own ...
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Writing His Way to Success

9/23/19, 8:00 AM
CoreCivic Community facility's creative writing class helps resident publish his first book While 30-year-old Cecil Mason has always been interested in writing, his passion finally blossomed during a five-week creative writing course this past ...
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Living a Life of Faith in Challenging Times

9/16/19, 8:00 AM
With more than 30 years’ experience as a military and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs chaplain, kindness and compassion come naturally for Charles Wilson. Chaplain Wilson serves detainees at CoreCivic’s Otay Mesa Detention Center in San ...
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Correctional Chaplaincy: Helping People through Compassion and Care

9/9/19, 8:00 AM
By Rev. Brian Darnell, Director of Chaplaincy and Volunteer Services “Chaplains provide a culture of hope, pastoral care, a faith-based perspective...solace to the vulnerable, a safe place to those struggling…a listening ear, a compassionate ...
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Becoming a Part of Detroit’s Big Comeback: CoreCivic Properties’ First Acquisition in Michigan

9/3/19, 8:00 AM
The city of Detroit, Michigan, has been experiencing an economic and cultural rebirth since declaring bankruptcy in 2013. Billions of dollars have been invested in its revitalization, with some now calling Detroit “the most exciting city in ...
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CoreCivic Honored by 2020 Women on Boards for Third Year Running

8/26/19, 8:00 AM
For the third consecutive year, CoreCivic has been recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company, ranking among the top 10 companies in Tennessee for board diversity.
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CoreCivic Community: Helping People Put Their Lives Back on Track

8/19/19, 8:00 AM
CoreCivic Community comprises a growing network of residential reentry centers and offers non-residential services like electronic monitoring and counseling. At our locations across the country, our dedicated employees share a common goal: ...
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“Faith helps you meet the challenges of rejection…”

8/12/19, 8:00 AM
When you have a company’s – and the state’s – longest-serving correctional chaplain at your facility, you don’t pass up the opportunity to learn a little more about what makes him stay when the people he works with each day are preparing to leave.
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What CoreCivic Does and Doesn’t Do

8/5/19, 8:00 AM
In a politically-charged environment, our role can often be mischaracterized and misunderstood. At the heart of our company is a commitment to helping people. We do this by providing safe environments and life-changing programs. Below are the ...
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