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Visitation 2.0 Brings a Ray of Hope During Pandemic

10/1/20 8:00 AM
COVID-19 has kept many of us apart from those that we love and care about due to shelter in place restrictions and social distancing. Even more affected are those in our care, as visitation has been suspended in most of our facilities. So, when ...
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National Recovery Month: Recovery Leads to Success for Former Inmate

9/25/20 10:43 AM
September is National Recovery Month, a time to raise awareness about the challenges associated with substance use disorders. It's also a time to celebrate those who are working to overcome addiction and helping others do the same.
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Trousdale Turner Celebrates First In-Person Graduation since Pandemic

9/17/20 8:00 AM
At CoreCivic, education is an important building block in our goal toward reducing recidivism, and graduation ceremonies are a way to celebrate an important milestone in the lives of those in our care. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in ...
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Reentry Professionals Rise Above Challenges amid COVID-19

9/10/20 8:00 AM
By Matt Moore, Senior Director, Reentry Services: The way we live and work has changed in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet the reentry professionals at CoreCivic have accepted the challenges placed before us, and risen above them with ...
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CEO Update from Damon Hininger

9/3/20 2:44 PM
Doing What's Right  The past year has been a trying time, and has tested many of us in ways we did not expect. From the discovery of COVID-19, to the implementation of dozens of new guidelines, and the renewed focus on inequality in our nation. ...
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Life after Release: Program Pairs Life Coach and Technology to Help Returning Citizens Succeed

8/27/20 8:00 AM
A program at Northwest New Mexico Correctional Facility is making strides to help former inmates transition back into society. Go Further Release is a pilot initiative to help former inmates find all the help they need to get back on their feet ...
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Lansing Correctional Facility Project Receives Positive Reviews

8/20/20 8:00 AM
Facing an over-crowded population and aged facilities, the State of Kansas needed updated, efficient and sustainable facilities to meet current codes and criteria. CoreCivic Properties designed and built the 418,000 square foot Lansing ...
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Answering the Call: CoreCivic Employees Step Up During Times of Uncertainty

8/13/20 8:00 AM
CoreCivic employees have faced unprecedented challenges during the first part of 2020. While times have been tough, our company has put the needs of our employees, communities, and those in our care at the center of our work. For us, stepping up ...
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CoreCivic Change in Structure and Capital Strategy Opens New Opportunities

8/6/20 11:36 AM
Yesterday afternoon, I announced that CoreCivic will become a taxable C-Corp on Jan. 1, 2021, a decision that concluded the study of our status as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that we announced in mid-June. While our decision to become a ...
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The Top 10 Barriers to Reentry, and How CoreCivic is Helping

7/30/20 8:00 AM
CoreCivic offers a variety of programs to help the inmates and residents 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 ...
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Reentry Centers in Virginia Focus on Residents during Pandemic

7/23/20 8:00 AM
On the east coast of Virginia is a port town about as old as America itself. Newport News, Virginia, sits near the James River, and is a thriving shipping community as well as a joint installment for the U.S. Air Force and Army. About 25 miles ...
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CoreCivic Offers Flexible Learning Amid Pandemic

7/16/20 8:00 AM
With the global pandemic creating strict social distancing protocols, educators everywhere are innovating to make sure students aren't left behind. Much like schools have had to adapt to this new normal, correctional educators are working hard to ...
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Supporting the Wellbeing of Our Essential Workforce During COVID-19

7/9/20 8:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for everyone — but it can be especially trying for our nation's essential workers.
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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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