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Veterans Find New Career of Service at CoreCivic

7/2/20 8:00 AM
Hiring for any company can be a challenge. It takes time, diligence, and patience to find the right person for the right role. So how do you find a good fit? CoreCivic has found success working with veterans transitioning out of the military.
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Men of Valor: Using Faith to Reduce Recidivism

6/25/20 8:00 AM
"Without a reentry component, it's very hard for [these men] to assimilate back to society. But once we add that reentry component, where they can slowly return back to society in a safe, comfortable way… the recidivism rate goes down to 8%." ...
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Reviewing Our Corporate Structure to Better the Public Good

6/17/20 8:00 AM
By Damon Hininger, President and Chief Executive Officer, CoreCivic:
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CoreCivic Properties Delivers an Industry First in Kansas

6/11/20 7:51 AM
By Lucibeth Mayberry, Executive Vice President of Real Estate, CoreCivic Properties: I am proud to report that we recently delivered our first “design-build-finance-maintain” project for the state of Kansas to replace their 150-year old Lansing ...
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CoreCivic Staff and Inmate Volunteers Make Over 38,000 Masks, Free Up PPE for Health Care Workers and First Responders

6/4/20 9:30 AM
 
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Dismas House Opens New Campus, Increases Accommodations by 80%

5/28/20 11:21 AM
While COVID-19 forced the Nashville community to shelter at home, Dismas House opened a brand new campus capable of helping 80% more formerly incarcerated men get back on track than its former location could. The CoreCivic Foundation is proud to ...
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Faith Over Fear: CoreCivic Chaplains Provide Guiding Light During COVID-19

5/21/20 10:05 AM
COVID-19 threatens the physical health of those who come in contact with the virus. But often forgotten are the effects the pandemic can have on an individual's mental and spiritual health. For corrections and detention facilities, these concerns ...
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CoreCivic Releases Annual ESG Report Outlining Five Year Outcomes of Groundbreaking Reentry Commitments

5/13/20 4:35 PM
CoreCivic has released its annual ESG Report this week, highlighting five year outcomes of unprecedented reentry commitments made in 2014. The report is CoreCivic's second ESG effort, having released the industry's first ESG Report in 2019. The ...
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Update from CoreCivic CEO Damon T. Hininger: America's Front Line Workforce Showing Resolve, Innovation During Crisis

5/8/20 8:00 AM
This is an unprecedented time for our nation. For companies like CoreCivic that are part of America's essential infrastructure, this pandemic means our employees can't "shelter at home," and instead must do the opposite.
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Mary Ngonomo Treated Cholera in Africa, Now She's an Award-Winning Correctional Nurse During COVID-19

4/30/20 12:02 PM
Clinical Supervisor Mary Ngonomo has served as a registered nurse (RN) and licensed midwife for nearly 40 years in countries across the world, including Zambia, Wales, and now the United States. She has first-hand experience dealing with health ...
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National Volunteer Week: How CoreCivic Gives Back to the Community

4/23/20 12:10 PM
It's National Volunteer Week! CoreCivic is proud to honor the contributions that volunteers make within our facilities and in our communities. Service to others is central to CoreCivic's mission, and our team members consistently help their ...
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Updates on COVID-19, Employees, and Hiring from CEO Damon Hininger

4/16/20 8:00 AM
As COVID-19 continues to threaten our nation, more and more Americans are being affected. At this point, most of us either know someone who has become ill, or someone who is working on the frontlines. I am immensely proud of our own frontline ...
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Second Chance Month: How Education Provides a Second Chance for Justice-Involved Individuals

4/9/20 4:41 PM
By Michelle Cotter, Director of Educational Resources at CoreCivic Research shows that general education and vocational training programs are critical in preparing the justice-involved to successfully reenter their communities. In fact, inmates ...
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Respectful, Compassionate, Dignified Care: Inside Otay Mesa Detention Center

4/2/20 8:00 AM
It's a challenging time right now, so we wanted to share a positive story about the good things happening at our Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego. It may be hard to imagine what an individual feels when he or she enters this country, but ...
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An Update on CoreCivic's Response to COVID-19 from President and CEO Damon Hininger

3/23/20 8:46 AM
The novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 is a pandemic that has swept across the globe, and has now reached the United States. At this point, no one quite knows the level of harm this virus will cause from both a health and economic standpoint. ...
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