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Celebrating 40 Years of Partnership, Innovation and Service

1/26/23 8:00 AM
By Damon Hininger, CoreCivic President and CEO It is hard to believe another year just closed, but even more remarkable to me is that on Jan. 28, CoreCivic will celebrate its 40th anniversary! CoreCivic has many reasons to commemorate these past 40 ...
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Instilling Hope and Joy Through Faith-Based Programming

1/19/23 8:00 AM
This past fall, 24 residents at CoreCivic's Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville, Tennessee, participated in a special experience through their faith of choice, Christianity, and pursued baptism. Having come out of a two-year hiatus on ...
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2022 Reentry Recap: Celebrating Educational Achievements at CoreCivic

1/12/23 8:00 AM
Congratulations to all graduates of the class of 2022!
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2022 CoreCivic Employee of the Year: Aaronia Harps

1/5/23 8:00 AM
As CoreCivic’s 2022 Employee of the Year, Aaronia Harps knows what it takes to develop strengths in herself and others. She serves as a clinical supervisor at Lake City Correctional Facility in Lake City, Florida, and sets an example each day that ...
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Giving Back with The Salvation Army

12/22/22 8:00 AM
At the heart of CoreCivic is service to the community. This holiday season, CoreCivic team members worked together to serve families in need through The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program, which provides gifts to children who may otherwise go ...
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December Graduation Recap: More Than 200 Education Certificates and Diplomas Conferred to Returning Citizens

12/15/22 8:00 AM
Education can be a gateway to success, especially for incarcerated individuals whose chances of recidivism are reduced significantly when they reenter society with education credentials. In fact, a study conducted by the Rand Corporation shows that ...
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Technology Career Program PivotTech Launches at Jenkins Correctional Center

12/8/22 9:00 AM
CoreCivic and Nashville-based PivotTech have recently partnered to implement a new technology career program, which teaches student-inmates coding and data analytics skills through a five-month-long course.
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Embracing Tradition: Saguaro Correctional Center Celebrates Makahiki

12/1/22 8:00 AM
Each year during the fall season, CoreCivic’s Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, holds the opening celebration of the ancient Hawaiian tradition Makahiki, which honors the Hawaiian god, Lono. Makahiki's opening takes place between ...
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Career Preparation: Returning Citizens Dress for Success

11/17/22 8:00 AM
Did you know that your professional appearance in an interview can actually influence a hiring manager's decision to pursue your job application further? Studies show that your presentation and appearance in a job interview can be as important as ...
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Military Business Resource Group on Mission to Support Those Who Serve

11/10/22 8:45 AM
It's no secret that people with a military service background have experiences and skills that easily transfer into a variety of career fields. This is particularly true in corrections, where leadership and professionalism are key. Recently, ...
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Education Success in Ohio: College, GED, Vocational and Culinary Students Graduate at Lake Erie Facility

11/3/22 8:00 AM
CoreCivic's Lake Erie Correctional Institution in Conneaut, Ohio, recently hosted a graduation ceremony for nearly 70 student-inmates who were awarded a GED or a career technical education (CTE) certificate. One graduate even walked across the stage ...
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Reentry Planning from Day One: CoreCivic Sets High Standard for Reducing Recidivism

10/27/22 8:00 AM
A study published by the RAND Corporation found that on average, individuals who participate in education programs while incarcerated have 43 percent lower odds of returning to prison. Additionally, the study found that every dollar spent on inmate ...
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Achievement through Perseverance: Colorado GED Student Soars to New Levels

10/20/22 8:00 AM
Sometimes in life, it takes two: a keen observer and a persistent underdog. Andres Hidalgo worked much of his life in the food industry prior to incarceration. Hidalgo moved to the United States from Mexico in 1985 and after becoming incarcerated in ...
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CoreCivic Raises $550,000 at Annual Charity Golf Classic

10/14/22 8:00 AM
The CoreCivic Foundation raised $550,000 through its 31st Annual Charity Golf Classic held in Hermitage, Tennessee, on Oct. 6. These funds will be given to a group of 33 non-profit organizations supporting formerly incarcerated individuals, victims ...
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Dog-Training Program Promotes Hope and Healing

10/6/22 8:45 AM
There is something special about spending your day with your furry, four-legged companion by your side. In fact, residents at CoreCivic's Hardeman County Correctional Facility in Whiteville, Tennessee, have the opportunity to do this while also ...
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