March 13, 2017   Inmate Reentry Programs

Second Chances at First Impressions

For the nearly 300 men who live full-time at Carver Transitional Center in Oklahoma City, every day …

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February 24, 2017  

How QA Fosters Our Reentry Mission

“Effective reentry programs, and helping reduce recidivism, are at the heart …

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February 15, 2017  

A New Mission in New Mexico

In line with CoreCivic's ongoing commitment to successful inmate reentry, …

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January 13, 2017  

CoreCivic's La Palma Facility Surpasses 2016 Vocational Goals

Principal Yolanda Fernandez-Carr is proud of all of the achievements in the vocational …

Georgia Facilities Open New Inmate Vocational Training Centers

Keeping offenders from returning to prison begins the day an individual enters our care. Now, two CoreCivic Safety facilities in Georgia are offering new ways to help prepare inmates for the day...

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The mural La Palma Correctional Center inmates painted

“Art was one way I could connect with them…”

Studies show 67.8% of released inmates are rearrested for a new crime within 3 years and 76.6% are rearrested within 5 years. Within three years of release, 49.7% of released inmates end up back in pr...

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Corrections Corporation of America Rebrands as CoreCivic

Corrections Corporation of America today announced that it is rebranding its corporate enterprise as CoreCivic. Under the CoreCivic brand, the company will provide three distinct business offer...

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Live Here, Work Here: Laredo Processing Center

For the employees at CCA Laredo Processing Center in Laredo, Texas, working together is like being with a close-knit family. Elfren Rabago serves as a detention officer at CCA Laredo Processing...

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CCA Charitable Fund Raises $473,000 for Community Nonprofits

For a quarter of a century, CCA has hosted the Chairman's Charity Golf Classic to generate funds for charitable organizations that serve the Middle Tennessee community. The event benefits dozens of ...

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(From left) Jamie Westmoreland, Tina McNamer and Maria Moss-Appleton are all instructors of the Thinking for a Change program at Red Rock. The Thinking for a Change program encompasses 22 lessons that cover important life skills such as active listening, giving feedback, asking questions, responding to anger and problem solving.

Seeing Positive Change as a Real Possibility

It has often been said that the only constant in life is change. And while it may be true that some changes are not controllable, there are some that are. The inmates participating in the Thinking fo...

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