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More Than Just a Special Visit: Surrounded by Family, Colorado Inmates Train Puppies for Service

2/13/20 8:00 AM
For incarcerated individuals, family support can be key to successful reentry. The ability of inmates to share details of their lives — and their accomplishments as they progress toward the end of their sentences — can have a significant positive ...
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CoreCivic Community Highlight: El Paso Multi-Use Facility and El Paso Transitional Center

2/6/20 8:00 AM
In the far western part of Texas, in El Paso, you’ll find two CoreCivic Community facilities, within a short, one-minute walk from each other.
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On the Cutting Edge of Reentry in Colorado

1/30/20 8:00 AM
CoreCivic's Focus on Inmate Programming Creating Pathways Forward For individuals at CoreCivic's Crowley County Correctional Facility in Colorado, reentry isn't a buzzword – it's a lifestyle. From the first day an individual enters the facility, ...
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CoreCivic Properties Streamlines Energy Management

1/23/20 8:00 AM
CoreCivic Properties is finding new ways to reduce our environmental impact, which has increasingly become a strategic priority for the company. Last year, James Reid, CoreCivic director of Energy Management, took steps to standardize our energy ...
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CoreCivic Partners with Persevere to Teach Inmates Computer Coding

1/16/20 8:00 AM
What kind of job training takes only 12-18 months to complete and can result in an annual salary of over $69,000? Web development, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This area of computer coding is ...
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Changing the Conversation

1/9/20 8:00 AM
By Tony Grande, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer As CoreCivic has progressively changed and evolved over the decades, so have the ways we share important information about how we better the public good – from inmate ...
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The Year in Review: CoreCivic's Progress in 2019

12/19/19 8:00 AM
By President and CEO Damon Hininger
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CoreCivic Officer Helps Detainees Gain Self-Confidence in Creative Writing, Poetry

12/12/19 8:00 AM
“Traumatic either write about them or you dwell on them,” said Gino Gonzalez, a detention officer at CoreCivic’s Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego, which houses 1,700 detainees for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and ...
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CoreCivic Gives Back Through The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program

12/2/19 4:45 PM
In an effort to give back to the community this holiday season, 24 CoreCivic team members volunteered to sort toys for The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program. CoreCivic is proud to help make joyful Christmas mornings possible for the more than 1 ...
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Inmate Students Earn College Degrees from Ashland University

11/25/19 8:00 AM
CoreCivic recently celebrated a new partnership with Ashland University at three Georgia facilities: Coffee Correctional Facility in Nicholls, Jenkins Correctional Center in Millen, and Wheeler Correctional Facility in Alamo. Now eligible inmates ...
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10 Years Strong: Diversity Business Inclusion at CoreCivic

11/18/19 8:00 AM
In 2009, CoreCivic leadership saw an opportunity to use the company’s collective purchasing power to support the success of small businesses, and in doing so, help our government partners achieve their goals to provide opportunities for ...
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Building a Supportive Network: CoreCivic's Veterans Task Force

11/11/19 8:00 AM
By Brandon Bissell, CoreCivic Manager of Public Affairs There's an adage in the U.S. military: "Mission first, people always." This simple phrase not only embodies the military's values, but it also provides purpose and guidance to those who ...
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Charity Highlight: Family Reconciliation Center and Cul2vate

11/4/19 9:17 AM
The CoreCivic Foundation proudly supports nonprofits that align with its giving mission: to serve former offenders, victims of crime and abuse, and underserved youth. One of those nonprofits is Family Reconciliation Center, which provides free ...
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Computer Coding Program Helps Inmates Prepare for Tech Jobs

10/29/19 8:00 AM
Computer coding skills are in high demand, and at CoreCivic's Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville, Tennessee, a new program is helping people in our care gain those skills. Trousdale Turner offers a computer coding program in ...
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Victim Impact Q&A with Michelle Ryder-Grebel, Director of Treatment and Behavioral Services

10/21/19 8:00 AM
Helping inmates and residents develop empathy can help break the cycle of crime. That's why CoreCivic uses nationally recognized victim impact programming to help people in our care appreciate the impact of crimes on both victims and their ...
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