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Navigating a National Workforce Shortage through Service and Innovation

9/29/22 8:00 AM
If the last few years have taught us anything, we must be flexible and ready to adapt quickly. Our employees have demonstrated their ability to rise to the challenge, but now there is a new challenge we are facing: the national workforce shortage.
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Celebrating One Year of Learning and Compassion with Frederick Douglass Project for Justice

9/22/22 8:00 AM
CoreCivic's Bent County Correctional Center is located in Las Animas, Colorado, and offers a host of programming aimed at helping individuals prepare for life after release. However, one program is taking a unique approach to changing the ...
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Top 10 Barriers to Reentry and How CoreCivic is Helping

9/15/22 8:20 AM
CoreCivic offers a variety of programs to help those in our care prepare for reentry. As part of this preparation, our reentry professionals work with each individual to address his or her unique barriers to reentry and help facilitate a successful ...
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Celebrating Second Chances with Maverick City Music

9/8/22 8:00 AM
CoreCivic has recently teamed up with the Maverick City Music Initiative through a partnership that aims to celebrate second chances. This collaboration with the Maverick City Music Initiative will open new opportunities for returning citizens to ...
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CoreCivic Celebrates Graduates at Trousdale Turner Correctional Center

9/2/22 8:00 AM
The reentry programming offered at CoreCivic facilities can change the lives of those in our care. From high school equivalency (HSE) diplomas to industry-recognized certificates (IRC) or post-secondary education, graduating from these programs are ...
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Giving Back: CoreCivic Facilities Donate Supplies to Local Schools and Students

8/26/22 8:00 AM
As the school year begins across the country, several CoreCivic facilities are working to make the transition back to the classroom a little easier for schools and students. Here is a look at a few of the ways CoreCivic is making a positive impact ...
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CoreCivic CEO Damon Hininger Receives E.R. Cass Award

8/18/22 8:00 AM
CoreCivic President and CEO Damon Hininger has had a long and illustrious career in corrections. He is known by his peers as a staunch advocate for reentry and a champion for the dignity and human rights of justice-involved individuals. Now, thanks ...
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Residents at CoreCivic Learn Value of Fatherhood from Parenting Program

8/11/22 9:30 AM
Children who have at least one incarcerated parent are at an increased risk of psychological problems, antisocial behavior, and potentially going to prison themselves. On top of that, 92 percent of incarcerated parents are men. For these reasons and ...
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CoreCivic Properties Making Strides in Environmental Sustainability

8/4/22 8:00 AM
CoreCivic has a long-standing history of finding innovative ways to fulfill our mission to better the public good. That includes reducing our environmental footprint through conservation measures and operational efficiency.
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CoreCivic Residents Reap Benefits of Horticulture Program at Red Rock

7/28/22 8:00 AM
A horticulture program at Red Rock Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, has CoreCivic residents working together while learning a new trade. The 26-week program provides students the chance to learn skills in a growing industry and walk away with ...
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College Degree Programs Open Doors for CoreCivic Residents

7/21/22 8:00 AM
Graduation is an important milestone for many. This is especially true for justice-involved individuals, as they typically have a more difficult path to starting a career after release.
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Ready for Service: How CoreCivic’s Emphasis on Training Prepares Officers to Maintain Safety with Compassion and Respect

7/14/22 8:00 AM
Correctional officers at CoreCivic work tirelessly to create a safe environment for those in our care. On a day-to-day basis, correctional officers must be prepared to approach a variety of complicated situations with compassion and respect. ...
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Recent Graduates Make the Most of Their Time in Arizona

7/7/22 8:00 AM
Recently, CoreCivic's Red Rock Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, held a graduation ceremony to celebrate 21 residents who earned their high school equivalency (HSE) diploma. Education is a pivotal part of our reentry programming at CoreCivic. In ...
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Normalizing Reentry: How CoreCivic Community is Easing the Transition Home

6/30/22 8:00 AM
During the past several years, there has been a shift among policymakers and reform advocates to view incarceration as an opportunity for change. With this shift in thinking comes a redefinition of what a correctional setting should look and feel ...
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Becoming a Man of Integrity: Speaker Shares Father's Day Message with CoreCivic Residents

6/20/22 11:00 AM
When a justice-involved individual enters our care, it is often because they made one or several mistakes. However, those mistakes do not define them, and it is up to them to decide how the rest of their journey will unfold as citizens, employees, ...
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