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 Welcome to the Private Corrections Working Group. Here you will find the latest in  news, reports and resources on correctional privatization from around the World. This service is provided to inform our members, legislators and the public about the problems with for-profit private corrections.

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the Florida Model

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Help Fighting the For-Profits

If you need help fighting the for-profit private corrections industry, we're here to help you.  We have the data, the experts and the resources to successfully organize opposition. Contact Ken Kopczynski at 850-980-0887 or at kenk@PrivateCI.org.
If you're a current or former private corrections employee and want to share with us, contact Frank Smith at 541-997-5255 or minervaorganizer@gmail.com . Help is just a phone call or email away.

PCWG is please to announce it has received a generous grant from Corrections USA to continue our efforts against the for-profit private prison industry.

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PCWG in the News

Prison health care provider resolves disabilities lawsuit
May 19, 2019

Judge slaps down defenses by operators of Tacoma immigration jail over $1 a day paid to detainees for work
May 14, 2019

Private jails more violent than public ones, data analysis shows
May 13, 2019

Private Prison Company Geo Group Says Activists Pose Risk To Bottom Line
May 9, 2019

GEO: Shareholders pass human rights proposal
May 8, 2019

Report: Private prison health care provider falling short

May 7, 2019

3 inmates stabbed at Silverdale Detention Center in Tennessee
Apr 24, 2019

'Large altercation' at private prison in Folkston contained

 Apr 24, 2019