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Topic Archive: Reducing Recidivism

Faith-Based Programs at Crowley Help People Find Inner Peace, Inspire Change

3/12/20 12:18 PM
Research shows that faith-based programming is a critical piece of an individual's overall success following reentry. WATCH how staff at CoreCivic’s Crowley County Correctional Facility in Olney Springs, Colorado, collaborate with community ...
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Retirees, Career Beginners Alike Find Fresh Start Working for CoreCivic

3/5/20 8:00 AM
Corrections is among the most challenging, but also rewarding professions. CoreCivic is proud to employ a diverse group of people, from those just starting out in corrections to others who have decades of experience. In Colorado, a group of ...
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Furthering Our Reentry Mission

2/27/20 8:00 AM
By Matt Moore, Senior Director of Reentry Services I joined CoreCivic in September as the senior director of Reentry Services. While new to CoreCivic, I’m not new to corrections; I have more than 30 years of experience in this industry. I’ve ...
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Job Skills Come with ‘Purpose, Pride and Peace’ at CoreCivic’s Crowley Facility

2/20/20 8:00 AM
CoreCivic’s reentry programs are a catalyst for changing lives. This is especially true at Crowley County Correctional Facility in Colorado, where two programs offer participants the chance to give back to their community and fellow inmates while ...
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More Than Just a Special Visit: Surrounded by Family, Colorado Inmates Train Puppies for Service

2/13/20 8:00 AM
For incarcerated individuals, family support can be key to successful reentry. The ability of inmates to share details of their lives — and their accomplishments as they progress toward the end of their sentences — can have a significant positive ...
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CoreCivic Community Highlight: El Paso Multi-Use Facility and El Paso Transitional Center

2/6/20 8:00 AM
In the far western part of Texas, in El Paso, you’ll find two CoreCivic Community facilities, within a short, one-minute walk from each other.
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On the Cutting Edge of Reentry in Colorado

1/30/20 8:00 AM
CoreCivic's Focus on Inmate Programming Creating Pathways Forward For individuals at CoreCivic's Crowley County Correctional Facility in Colorado, reentry isn't a buzzword – it's a lifestyle. From the first day an individual enters the facility, ...
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CoreCivic Partners with Persevere to Teach Inmates Computer Coding

1/16/20 8:00 AM
What kind of job training takes only 12-18 months to complete and can result in an annual salary of over $69,000? Web development, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This area of computer coding is ...
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The Year in Review: CoreCivic's Progress in 2019

12/19/19 8:00 AM
By President and CEO Damon Hininger
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Inmate Students Earn College Degrees from Ashland University

11/25/19 8:00 AM
CoreCivic recently celebrated a new partnership with Ashland University at three Georgia facilities: Coffee Correctional Facility in Nicholls, Jenkins Correctional Center in Millen, and Wheeler Correctional Facility in Alamo. Now eligible inmates ...
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Computer Coding Program Helps Inmates Prepare for Tech Jobs

10/29/19 8:00 AM
Computer coding skills are in high demand, and at CoreCivic's Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville, Tennessee, a new program is helping people in our care gain those skills. Trousdale Turner offers a computer coding program in ...
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Victim Impact Q&A with Michelle Ryder-Grebel, Director of Treatment and Behavioral Services

10/21/19 8:00 AM
Helping inmates and residents develop empathy can help break the cycle of crime. That's why CoreCivic uses nationally recognized victim impact programming to help people in our care appreciate the impact of crimes on both victims and their ...
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Rethinking Reentry: Q&A with Jeff Quasny, CoreCivic Director of Reentry Services

10/14/19 8:00 AM
Most inmates and residents will return to their communities. CoreCivic’s reentry services make communities safer by helping these individuals prepare to return. With 35 years of service to every level of government, our team has the know-how and ...
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Writing His Way to Success

9/23/19 8:00 AM
CoreCivic Community facility's creative writing class helps resident publish his first book While 30-year-old Cecil Mason has always been interested in writing, his passion finally blossomed during a five-week creative writing course this past ...
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Living a Life of Faith in Challenging Times

9/16/19 8:00 AM
With more than 30 years’ experience as a military and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs chaplain, kindness and compassion come naturally for Charles Wilson. Chaplain Wilson serves detainees at CoreCivic’s Otay Mesa Detention Center in San ...
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