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Celebrating National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

5/2/21 8:00 AM
Each year, the first full week in May is recognized as National Correctional Officers and Employees Week (NCOEW), a time when we honor the hard work and dedication of those who serve in this noble field across the country.
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Gender Diversity Brings Strength and Experience to CoreCivic's Board

3/25/21 8:00 AM
Strong, steady, sound – these are all words used to describe exceptional leadership. The CoreCivic Board of Directors exemplifies those traits thanks, in part, to the outstanding corporate governance demonstrated by our women directors.
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Celebrating Women: Linda Witt Named 2020 CoreCivic Employee of the Year

3/4/21 8:00 AM
Caretaker, Confidant, and Comforter — these are the words Linda Witt’s peers use to describe her. She serves as the health services administrator at Lake Erie Correctional Institution in Conneaut, Ohio. Due to her unwavering commitment to her ...
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Taking Our Shot: CoreCivic Staff Share Their Decision to Get Vaccinated

2/26/21 8:00 AM
Distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine began in late 2020 following the issuance of guidance by state and local health authorities. Since then, CoreCivic has closely followed the deployment guidelines of the local jurisdictions in which we operate. ...
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Unpacking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths with CoreCivic's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Keith Ivens

1/28/21 8:00 AM
There has been a lot of public discussion about the new COVID-19 vaccines, including some information that has been misconstrued or is simply incorrect. We sat down with CoreCivic's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Keith Ivens to separate fact from ...
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Moving On From 2020 with a Clear Vision

12/17/20 8:00 AM
Despite the challenges that 2020 delivered, reflecting on the past year leaves me with a feeling of hope moving forward into a new year. I'll be the first to admit that this year did not look like I imagined it would. Yet, through all of the ...
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CoreCivic's Golf Classic Raises $575,000 for Charity amid Pandemic

10/8/20 8:56 AM
With health protocols in place, including social distancing, mandatory health screenings upon entry, face masks and hand sanitizer, CoreCivic held its annual Chairman's Charity Golf Classic on October 1 in support of the CoreCivic Foundation. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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