Articles pertaining to the diversity and interests of our staff.
Enriching the Employee Experience
March 23, 2015
On any given Thursday at CCA Florence Correctional Center in Florence, Ariz., you'll notice several employees wearing red.
Since 2012, members of the Morale Enrichment Committee (MEC) have been …
"Congratulations, you have been re-accredited"
March 17, 2015
As the nation's leader in partnership corrections, CCA is committed to meeting and exceeding the highest standards in the corrections industry. One such standard is accreditation through the …
Takin' Care of Fitness
March 04, 2015
Sometimes, the hardest part of exercising is just getting up and going to the gym. While wellness is encouraged through company initiatives like Live CCA, it's important for employees to take …
When Friends Are Reunited
March 02, 2015
My greyhound, Little One, and I were visiting with residents at a local hospice when we came to a room that was occupied by a gentlemen named Tony.
I asked Tony if he was up for a visit and, after …
An Educated Mind is a Powerful Thing
February 23, 2015
CCA is constantly working to provide development opportunities for those employees who are interested in furthering themselves professionally and academically.
This has been proven time and time …
Facility Focus: Bartlett State Jail
February 11, 2015
CCA Bartlett State Jail is a proud member of the Bartlett, Texas, community. They're actively involved in their community through various charitable and civic organizations such as the Bartlett State …
I Am CCA: Meet Barbara Dimery
February 10, 2015
Ask employees at CCA Lindsey State Jail in Jacksboro, Texas, who the best baker in the facility is and they will likely tell you it’s Barbara Dimery.
Baking is one of the many ways that …
Going Over the Edge for a Good Cause
February 09, 2015
Jim MacDonald may not be "more powerful than a locomotive" or "able to leap tall buildings in a single bound," but he did prove that he's able to descend from tall buildings in a series of measured …
15 Tips for Financial Fitness in 2015
January 26, 2015
Many people have set new goals for themselves over the past few weeks. While many of those goals have to do with losing weight or getting fit, two of the top ten most popular resolutions are directly …
Friendship & Teamwork
December 30, 2014
The day Patricia Escudero’s life changed forever began like many others.
Escudero woke up early and left to go to work with homemade turkey wraps in hand for a facility potluck. Her spirits …