Topic Archive: News

CoreCivic Officer Helps Detainees Gain Self-Confidence in Creative Writing, Poetry

12/12/19 8:00 AM
“Traumatic experiences...you either write about them or you dwell on them,” said Gino Gonzalez, a detention officer at CoreCivic’s Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego, which houses 1,700 detainees for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and ...
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CoreCivic Gives Back Through The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program

12/2/19 4:45 PM
In an effort to give back to the community this holiday season, 24 CoreCivic team members volunteered to sort toys for The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program. CoreCivic is proud to help make joyful Christmas mornings possible for the more than 1 ...
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Inmate Students Earn College Degrees from Ashland University

11/25/19 8:00 AM
CoreCivic recently celebrated a new partnership with Ashland University at three Georgia facilities: Coffee Correctional Facility in Nicholls, Jenkins Correctional Center in Millen, and Wheeler Correctional Facility in Alamo. Now eligible inmates ...
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10 Years Strong: Diversity Business Inclusion at CoreCivic

11/18/19 8:00 AM
In 2009, CoreCivic leadership saw an opportunity to use the company’s collective purchasing power to support the success of small businesses, and in doing so, help our government partners achieve their goals to provide opportunities for ...
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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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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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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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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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CoreCivic Properties Begins Construction on Lansing Correctional Facility

6/25/18 8:00 AM
Side by side with Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and other elected officials, CoreCivic leadership took shovels in hand, broke first ground and cemented a public-private partnership to modernize the state’s 150-year-old Lansing Correctional Facility.
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Statement Regarding Immigration Policies and Family Separation

6/20/18 9:58 AM
CoreCivic cares deeply about every person in our care. None of our facilities provides housing for children who aren’t under the supervision of a parent.
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Lee Adjustment Center Reactivation Brings Big Opportunity to Kentucky Town

3/27/18 11:44 AM
As CoreCivic begins managing the newly reopened Lee Adjustment Center in Beattyville, Kentucky, the company stands to deliver a range of public safety, social and economic opportunities to the town and state.
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