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CoreCivic Raises $531,000 for Nonprofit Community

10/16/18 9:11 AM
For 27 years, CoreCivic has hosted the Chairman's Charity Golf Classic to raise much-needed funds for the nonprofit community in Middle Tennessee. This year, the event raised a record $531,000 for organizations
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On the Threshold of New Beginnings

10/8/18 9:00 AM
Jay Phillips understands the value of faith-based programs for inmates. As program facilitator at Wheeler Correctional Facility, he has witnessed firsthand the positive impact of one such program, known as Threshold. It originated with the ...
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Through Recent Acquisitions, CoreCivic Properties Continues to Grow

10/1/18 9:13 AM
Even with decades of real estate solutions experience, when CoreCivic Properties took off in 2013, our full-service real estate group knew it had significant milestones to achieve before it could become one of the government’s top “go-to” real ...
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CoreCivic Educators Foster Hope, Second Chances

9/25/18 2:14 PM
  "I just try to give them hope, everyday…" John Burnett is an instructor at CoreCivic's Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville, Tennessee. There, inmates have the opportunity to take part in a variety of programs to help them prepare ...
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CoreCivic Proudly Supports Minority, Women and Veteran-Owned Businesses

9/19/18 12:57 PM
Our mission at CoreCivic to better the public good isn’t limited to our high-quality correctional services, innovative government real estate offerings and life-changing reentry programs. We also promote growth and diversity in communities ...
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Vocational Training Provides Foundation for Success

9/12/18 10:58 AM
Vocational education is a significant part of CoreCivic's reentry strategy. In 2016, we helped 5,020 inmates earn vocational certifications in fields like welding, carpentry, electrical and diesel maintenance. That same year, at our Davis ...
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Learn by Heart

9/3/18 8:00 AM
At our Hardeman County Correctional Center in Tennessee, a team of dedicated teachers help change lives through an extraordinary GED program.
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Creating a Culture of Reentry

8/27/18 8:07 AM
Recently, CoreCivic hosted its first Reentry Conference, featuring national experts in correctional programs, recidivism, and reentry.
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CoreCivic Community Resident Spotlight: Cedric

8/17/18 10:41 AM
Meet Cedric, a resident at our Tulsa Transitional Center in Oklahoma who is preparing to transition back into the community for good.
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How Pride Drives Learning in Prison

8/13/18 9:21 AM
When inmates step into the classrooms at CoreCivic’s Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, they are told to drop the phrase “I quit” at the door.  “Nobody here quits,” said Principal Karen Sell Virgin. “We are constantly pushing and ...
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Teaching the Tools of Reentry

8/7/18 10:46 AM
For inmates finishing a sentence of 20 years or more, adapting basic life skills to new times and technology can be a challenge. Consider personal finance.
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Wellness and Recovery Conference: Empowering Change Together

7/30/18 2:24 PM
Recently, CoreCivic held its annual Treatment Managers Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. This three-day conference brings together CoreCivic treatment managers from across the country for a look at new methods and approaches to addressing ...
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Tulsa Transitional Center Residents Honored as Employees of the Month

7/23/18 8:53 AM
When residents arrive at Tulsa Transitional Center, a CoreCivic Community reentry center in Oklahoma, it’s the beginning of a second chance for many.
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Q&A with Reentry Services Director Jeff Quasny

7/16/18 9:29 AM
Q: How is CoreCivic changing its approach to reentry programming? A: First we know that we need to listen. We’re proud that we beat our goal to increase programming, but there’s more work to do. It’s going to take a community of ideas to find ...
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Job Fair Helps Residents Plan for New Futures

7/9/18 8:54 AM
For formerly incarcerated individuals, finding stable employment can mean the difference between building a successful future and returning to prison. 
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