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Our Roles Matter: How Corrections Professionals Better the Public Good

5/9/23 2:56 PM
May 7-13, 2023, marks National Correctional Officers and Employees Week (NCOEW). This is a special time to raise awareness and appreciation for the work that corrections professionals do each day to uphold our communities' public safety and help ...
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Correctional Librarian at CoreCivic Receives National Award

4/27/23 8:00 AM
National Library Week is celebrated April 23-29 this year! In honor of this special celebration, CoreCivic is highlighting one of its librarians, Willetta Grady, who was recently selected as the 2023 Winner of the Exceptional Service Award by the ...
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Constructing Possibilities: How CoreCivic Delivers Fresh Options, Value to Government

3/23/23 8:00 AM
Right now, correctional systems across the country are facing a host of challenges that can impact their ability to focus on their public service duties. These challenges range from overcrowding to aging facilities, to skyrocketing building and ...
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Honoring Our History: A Conversation with CoreCivic's First Female Warden Sharon Johnson Rion

3/16/23 9:15 AM
CoreCivic has been a vanguard in the corrections industry, especially serving as the first private contractor to provide corrections and detention services to government starting in 1983. And CoreCivic continues to be a leader in forward thinking ...
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40 Years After Founding, Innovation Persists at CoreCivic

3/9/23 8:00 AM
When you hear the word innovation, you may think of technological advances like the internet, the smart phone, or GPS. For organizations like CoreCivic, innovations can be technical, but more often they make up unique, working solutions to the ...
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Management Matters: How Diverse Leadership is Setting the Standard at Elizabeth Detention Center

2/16/23 8:00 AM
How much of a difference can one make in a month's time? Staff at CoreCivic's Elizabeth Detention Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey, is making a positive impact even though an individual's average length of stay is just 30 days. Through compassionate ...
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Celebrating Black History Month

2/9/23 8:00 AM
By Harold Shannon, Vice President and Chief Information Officer; President, Multicultural BRG
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Career Growth, Security and Purpose: Find All Three at CoreCivic

2/4/23 8:00 AM
If you have turned on the news lately, you know that the economy seems unclear, and more recently there has been a lot of uncertainty in the job market. Some organizations around the country are making difficult decisions to lay off staff or ...
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Public Policy Update: CoreCivic's Reentry-Focused Advocacy Since 2017

2/2/23 8:00 AM
In 2017, CoreCivic launched a public policy advocacy initiative that placed the company's support behind reentry-focused state and federal legislation. This initiative means that CoreCivic advocates specifically for public policies that support ...
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Celebrating 40 Years of Partnership, Innovation and Service

1/26/23 8:00 AM
By Damon Hininger, CoreCivic President and CEO It is hard to believe another year just closed, but even more remarkable to me is that on Jan. 28, CoreCivic will celebrate its 40th anniversary! CoreCivic has many reasons to commemorate these past 40 ...
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Instilling Hope and Joy Through Faith-Based Programming

1/19/23 8:00 AM
This past fall, 24 residents at CoreCivic's Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville, Tennessee, participated in a special experience through their faith of choice, Christianity, and pursued baptism. Having come out of a two-year hiatus on ...
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2022 CoreCivic Employee of the Year: Aaronia Harps

1/5/23 8:00 AM
As CoreCivic’s 2022 Employee of the Year, Aaronia Harps knows what it takes to develop strengths in herself and others. She serves as a clinical supervisor at Lake City Correctional Facility in Lake City, Florida, and sets an example each day that ...
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Technology Career Program PivotTech Launches at Jenkins Correctional Center

12/8/22 9:00 AM
CoreCivic and Nashville-based PivotTech have recently partnered to implement a new technology career program, which teaches student-inmates coding and data analytics skills through a five-month-long course.
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Embracing Tradition: Saguaro Correctional Center Celebrates Makahiki

12/1/22 8:00 AM
Each year during the fall season, CoreCivic’s Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, holds the opening celebration of the ancient Hawaiian tradition Makahiki, which honors the Hawaiian god, Lono. Makahiki's opening takes place between ...
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Military Business Resource Group on Mission to Support Those Who Serve

11/10/22 8:45 AM
It's no secret that people with a military service background have experiences and skills that easily transfer into a variety of career fields. This is particularly true in corrections, where leadership and professionalism are key. Recently, ...
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