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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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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.

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Boston mayor divests city from fossil fuels, tobacco products and private prison industries

Nov 23, 2021

California defends private prison ban in petition to federal appeals court
Nov 18, 2021

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Congressman Jamie Raskin
Nov 05, 2021

GEO Group ordered to pay $23.2M in Tacoma detainee minimum wage cases

Nov 03, 2021

New Mexico State takes back two prisons

Nov 02, 2021

Private Prison Operator GEO Group Must Pay Inmates Minimum Wage for Work, Jury Rules

Oct 28, 2021

Lawsuit: Multiple inmates stabbed at Louisiana prison where guards were indifferent to safety
Oct 27, 2021