Topic Archive: Reducing Recidivism

Read to Me Program Helps Incarcerated Dads Stay Connected with Their Children

6/14/19 8:00 AM
With Fathers' Day just around the corner, it's a perfect time to share one of the ways CoreCivic helps incarcerated men stay connected with their kids. At our Red Rock Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, inmates can join a program known as ...
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Carpentry Program Teaches Job Skills, Cultivates Confidence

6/3/19 8:52 AM
At CoreCivic's Crossroads Correctional Center in Shelby, Montana, a standout vocational program teaches inmates carpentry skills. The program is all the more impactful because participants can earn nationally recognized certifications to help ...
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CoreCivic Education Programs Exceeded Goals, Set New Records in 2018

5/28/19 8:00 AM
In the spirit of graduation season, CoreCivic is proud to share the education successes happening at our facilities. We offer more than 30 academic and vocational programs, all designed to help those in our care prepare for reentry. Throughout ...
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Room to Bloom: Crowley Greenhouse Teaches Inmates Patience, Job Skills

5/20/19 8:00 AM
Inmates at CoreCivic’s Crowley County Correctional Facility in 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 ...
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CoreCivic’s First-Ever ESG Report Shows More Progress Toward Unprecedented Reentry Goals

5/16/19 8:06 AM
By President and CEO Damon Hininger I’m proud to announce that today CoreCivic has released our first-ever Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, an industry first highlighting our company’s progress toward reducing our impact on the ...
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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Nicholas Tidwell, Registered Nurse

5/11/19 8:00 AM
National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Nicholas Tidwell, Registered Nurse
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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Lori Leblanc, Recreation Supervisor

5/10/19 8:00 AM
National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Lori Leblanc, Recreation Supervisor Lori Leblanc is the recreation supervisor at Nevada Southern Detention Center in Pahrump, Nevada. After working for 16 years in the Las Vegas gaming industry, ...
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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Jared Nuetzman, Unit Manager

5/9/19 8:00 AM
National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Jared Nuetzman, Unit Manager Jared Nuetzman is a unit manager at Marion County Jail II in Indianapolis, Indiana. He began his career with CoreCivic as a correctional officer in 2010, and he has ...
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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: David Miller II, Maintenance Worker

5/8/19 8:00 AM
National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: David Miller II, Maintenance Worker David Miller II joined CoreCivic nearly seven years ago as a correctional officer at Hardeman County Correctional Facility. He decided to transition into ...
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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Melody Williams, Treatment Counselor

5/7/19 8:00 AM
National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Melody Williams, Treatment Counselor Melody Williams is the treatment counselor at Boston Avenue – one of CoreCivic Community's residential reentry centers, located in San Diego, California. As ...
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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Eleanor (Pat) Mayes, Food Service

5/6/19 8:00 AM
Pat Mayes has been preparing and serving meals at Cheyenne Transitional Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming for 12 years. From cooking alongside family in her early years to serving as a cook at Hardees prior to joining Cheyenne Transitional Center, ...
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National Correctional Officers and Employees Week: Pamelia Dwight, Vocational Instructor

5/5/19 8:00 AM
Pamelia Dwight is a vocational instructor at Jenkins Correctional Center in Millen, Georgia. She began her career with CoreCivic in 2012 when the facility opened. As a computer skills instructor, Dwight begins each day with an inspirational quote ...
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Cabinetry Program Helps Inmates Rebuild Their Lives, Benefits Families in Need

4/29/19 8:00 AM
At Crowley County Correctional Facility in Olney Springs, Colorado, dozens of vocational programs are helping inmates prepare for life after release. One of those programs teaches the fundamentals of cabinetry, giving inmates valuable skills and ...
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Former Resident Kenneth Ludolph Earns National Education Award

4/23/19 7:56 AM
While serving a three-year prison sentence, Kenneth Ludolph decided to turn his life around. He started by advancing his education. When he was transferred to CoreCivic's Oklahoma City Transitional Center, employees helped Kenneth earn a high ...
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Learning from Each Other

4/15/19 8:00 AM
Inside-Out program helps inmates and college students find common ground and mutual understanding
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