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CoreCivic Raises $565,000 at 30th Annual Charity Golf Classic

10/21/21 9:15 AM
On October 8, 2021, CoreCivic held its 30th annual Charity Golf Classic. The tournament brought together approximately 270 individuals to raise support for 32 non-profit organizations in Middle Tennessee that help support formerly incarcerated ...
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Supporting Residents in Recovery

10/15/21 8:00 AM
For many justice-involved individuals, substance abuse can hinder rehabilitation and serve as a barrier to successful reentry. That’s why CoreCivic offers a variety of programs that help those in our care take control of their substance use ...
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CoreCivic Celebrates Graduation of More Than 125 Students in September

10/7/21 8:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic has hindered programming efforts in correctional facilities nationwide. However, it hasn’t stopped CoreCivic from continuing to find ways to offer important, life-changing services to those in our care, including educational ...
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That's My Why: CoreCivic Team Members Share Their Vaccine Stories

9/30/21 8:00 AM
As COVID-19 continues to be a persistent threat throughout the United States and the world, vaccination remains our best chance to help keep our communities healthy and safe. Since becoming available, CoreCivic has made providing COVID-19 ...
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Reentry Planning from Day One: CoreCivic Sets High Standard for Reducing Recidivism

9/23/21 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 ...
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CoreCivic Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

9/16/21 8:00 AM
Hispanic Heritage Week was established as a national observance by the U.S. government in 1968, and by 1988, expanded into a month-long celebration that begins on September 15, and ends October 15 each year. During this occasion, we take time to ...
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CoreCivic Instructor Promotes Positivity as Catalyst for Change

9/9/21 8:00 AM
For 50 years, Katherline Maclin has been a positive force for change in every classroom she’s taught in — whether a pre-school, a high school or a prison.
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Hope and Encouragement: Visitation 2.0 Brings Light to Returning Citizens

9/2/21 8:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, with many correctional systems around the country still limiting or suspending in-person visitation to keep residents healthy and safe.
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Focus on Oversight a Key for Success at CoreCivic

8/27/21 8:00 AM
In the corrections industry, maintaining high standards of operation is imperative to meeting the needs of the individuals in our care. That's why CoreCivic adheres to a stringent set of guidelines set forth by our own standards, as well as those ...
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Making Change Possible at Northeast Ohio

8/19/21 8:00 AM
The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited as saying, “The only constant in life is change.” And CoreCivic’s Northeast Ohio Correctional Center has been making change possible for people since 1997.
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New Culinary Program at Lake Erie Cooks Up Favor with Residents

8/12/21 8:00 AM
Finding steady employment is just one of the many barriers to reentry that returning citizens face upon their release. That's why CoreCivic is committed to providing those in our care with opportunities to further their education and learn ...
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Quality of Care and Flexible Solutions Make CoreCivic a Valuable Partner

8/6/21 9:35 AM
Across the United States, less than nine percent of all incarcerated individuals are in the care of private providers. While CoreCivic plays a small role in the criminal justice system, it is a vital one - providing high-quality facilities and ...
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Employment Success at Cheyenne

7/29/21 8:00 AM
Employment is one of the top barriers to reentry. Without gainful employment upon reentry, returning citizens can be at a higher risk of returning to bad habits and recidivating as a result. That's why staff at CoreCivic's Cheyenne Transitional ...
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Mission: Safety and Service

7/22/21 8:00 AM
The field of corrections is comprised of many moving parts. One of these components in corrections, which may not immediately come to mind, is that of transportation. Access to safe, reliable and efficient transportation is a crucial part of the ...
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Giving Back: Backpack Program Helps Communities While Teaching Valuable Skills

7/15/21 11:51 AM
CoreCivic is always looking for ways to give back to the communities we serve. Thanks to a backpack fulfillment program at the Bent County Correctional Facility in Las Animas, Colorado, we're able to do just that while also teaching program ...
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