Topic Archive: Reducing Recidivism

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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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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Working Toward Empathy and Understanding

6/19/18 7:41 AM
CoreCivic managers find that inmates take a critical step toward successful reentry when they make amends for their past.
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RMOMS Extends CoreCivic’s Reentry Mission

6/11/18 9:18 AM
By Patrick Swindle, Chief Corrections Officer
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Faith-Based Programs Inspire Change, Provide Better Chance for Success After Incarceration

6/4/18 8:49 AM
Research has shown that faith-based programming is a critical piece of an individual's overall success after he or she is released from incarceration. See how staff at CoreCivic’s Crowley County Correctional Facility in Olney Springs, Colorado, ...
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Leading Others out of the Cycle of Crime

5/14/18 10:48 AM
Danny Cosby knows firsthand how drugs and alcohol can keep people locked in a cycle of crime. He and his son both faced their own addiction issues and served time in prison. Now he helps others in the same situation.
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CoreCivic Delivers on Unprecedented Reentry Commitments

4/23/18 12:27 PM
More than three years ago, CoreCivic President and CEO Damon Hininger made a bold announcement on behalf of our company — that CoreCivic would take steps unprecedented in the public or private sectors to strengthen our reentry programming, ...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Erma Wright Sets Bright Example

4/19/18 10:00 AM
In honor of National Volunteer Week, a look at one woman's outstanding service
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Celebrating the Service of Volunteers in Corrections

4/17/18 12:44 PM
By Tim O'Dell, Director of Chaplaincy and Volunteer Services
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Dressing for Success Builds Workplace Confidence for Formerly-Incarcerated Women

4/10/18 12:48 PM
Dress right and feel right. It builds self-confidence. It’s detail that matters.
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Substance Use Disorder Programs Give Ex-Offenders Hope

3/13/18 9:09 AM
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