CCA In The News
Since CCA’s beginnings more than 25 years ago, the company has been featured prominently in the headlines. Today, national, regional and local media continue to highlight CCA not only for founding an industry but for the reputation the company has earned as the market leader in this specialty.
CCA also leads by example. We provide dedicated employees with more than jobs, but real careers with long-term potential. Our professionals are community volunteers, active in awareness-raising endeavors. Our offenders achieve rehabilitation and recovery through CCA’s cutting edge, evidence-based programming. Through community outreach, from the corporate to the facility level, CCA changes lives for the better for our employees, residents in local communities and the greater public.
Here, we feature a selection of articles published on CCA’s Correctional Innovation, Economic Development, Community Involvement, Careers and Program Success.
dck Completed New Federal Prison in Nevada
It all began back in 2007 when Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) came to dck to discuss the possibility of dck building a new prison just outside of Las Vegas in Pahrump, Nevada.
Corporate Spotlight Corrections Corp.
John Ferguson outlines how CCA was able to steer its way out of financial straights.
With an increasing number of Americans serving time, accounting for what goes on behind barb-wired prison walls is becoming part of the public record. But the states’ prison keepers would rather push data, not paper.
Arizona Prisons Gain Favor with Isle Senator
A group of Hawaii senators ended their tour yesterday of two Arizona prisons -- home to about 1,800 Hawaii prisoners -- with one senator saying he was “pleased” by what he saw.
Just the Beginning
Governor says CCA prison is the start of Southwest Mississippi’s rebuilding
Eloy Set to Grow By Thousands, Thanks to Prisons
New facility opening offers opportunities for employment and economic benefits for Eloy community.
Yes in My Backyard
How Eden, Texas learned to stop worrying and love its private prison.
Jack Ryan: Go for it
Pike County community reacts to prison proposal
Prison deal to draw 311 jobs
CCA brings new badly needed jobs to local community
Couple uses greyhound adoption to rehabilitate prisoners, dogs
CCA employees establish rehabilitative dog program in Nashville, Tenn. jail.
Church leaders see opportunity in proposed prison facility
Natchez, Miss. church leaders welcome new CCA facility to community as an opportunity to extend their ministry.
CCA Hosts Winners in Camp Anytown Scholarship Contest
CCA sends three Pinal County high school students to a leadership development camp. CCA’s Anytown Scholarship was established in 2007 to encourage leadership skills among Eloy, AZ teens.
Building for Habitat house
CCA’s Delta Correctional Facility assists with local Habitat for Humanity homes through inmate carpentry class.
Essayist says education changes lives
CCA educator, Carol Stinson shares insight on why she loves her career in corrections.
From Platoons to Prisons
Former Marine sergeant and Army National Guard officer locks down success with CCA.
Careers in Corrections A military background provides a good foundation for starting a career in corrections.
Medical department at CCC offers variety for nurses
With more than 600 inmates at Crossroads Correctional Center, the Medical Department is a very busy place – one where nurses can find diversity, flexibility and gratitude.
A Different Kind of Prison
Completed construction at Lake City Correction al Facility has caused growth in inmate popula tion, staff and programming.
Inmates are allowed to celebrate Hawaiian tradition of Makahiki
Hawaii inmates participate in native cultural celebration.
Prison ministry founder learned from experience
Carl Carlson prepares others like him for life in real world through Men of Valor.
Silverdale Program Teaches Life Principles
The Institute in Basic Life Principles gives inmates instruction on how to find success in following biblical principles.
Prison 'faith pods' mix religion, rehabilitation
Inmates may choose dorms that promote reform and spiritual bonding.
Second chance at life for greyhounds
The National Greyhound Foundation (NGF) partners with CCA to launch their nationwide program, 2nd Chance at Life Greyhounds and Inmates Corrections Partnership in Florida.
Wheels for the World program gets rolling
Wheelchair repair program provides inmates an opportunity to establish a work ethic and give back.
God-centered Therapy Set Inmates on New Path
Intensive faith-based program gives inmates resources to live productive lives after release.
Inmates' Work Help Anxious Children
Dolls Against Domestic Abuse, the brainchild of a New Mexico Women's Correctional Facility inmate, is a program that assists police officers when responding to a domestic abuse call.