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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.

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


After a furious backlash, TSU president backs off CoreCivic board post paying more than $200K
Feb 20, 2020

Adachi Project film shows the inside story of virus outbreaks -- and the Geo Group's failure to contain them.
Feb 17, 2020

ICE wasted millions on unused detention space, report says Poor internal standards potential put migrants at risk, study finds

Feb 15, 2020

States with private prisons put more people in prison for longer.
Feb 15, 2020

Rep. Raķl Grijalva wants end to privately owned prisons, immigrant detention centers

Feb 12, 2020

NCís only private federal prison will close, more to follow
Jan 30, 2020

Lake County for-profit prison likely to close after Biden executive order

Jan 29, 2020

Biden Will End the Justice Departmentís Use of Private Prisons

Jan 27, 2020



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