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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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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 Releases 2020 ESG Report Detailing COVID-19 Response

5/13/21 9:58 AM
On May 12, 2021, we released our 2020 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, which details our steadfast response to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, our continued commitment to successful reentry, our impact on the ...
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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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