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Topic Archive: Reducing Recidivism

On the Cutting Edge of Reentry in Colorado

11/28/20 7:18 AM
CoreCivic's Focus on Inmate Programming Creating Pathways Forward
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CoreCivic Community: Helping People Put Their Lives Back on Track

11/19/20 8:00 AM
CoreCivic Community comprises a growing network of residential reentry centers and offers non-residential services like electronic monitoring and counseling. At our locations across the country, our dedicated employees share a common goal: ...
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CoreCivic Veterans Pod Provides Brotherhood, Service Opportunities

11/11/20 8:00 AM
In the United States, incarcerated veterans account for about eight percent of all state and federal inmates in custody, and approximately 2,600 of those individuals are housed in Arizona. One hour southeast of Phoenix is the town of Eloy – home ...
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Student-Inmates at Hardeman Continue to Succeed Despite Pandemic

11/5/20 8:00 AM
Education is a vital component to reentry programming, which is why CoreCivic found a way to continue those efforts while following all applicable health and safety protocols. To make sure those in our care were able to continue their progress ...
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CoreCivic Expands Support for Policies that Keep People Out of Prison

10/29/20 8:00 AM
Those who serve time in prison and turn their lives around deserve a second chance.
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Crowley and Bent Facilities Lead Colorado in GED Completion

10/24/20 9:00 AM
The odds for successful reentry are better than ever for inmates at CoreCivic’s Crowley County and Bent County Correctional Facilities in Colorado.
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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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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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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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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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