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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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CoreCivic (CXW) Reaches $56 Million Class Action Settlement, Shares Climb

Apr 17, 2021

Inslee signs bill banning private prisons, including Tacoma ICE facility
Apr 15, 2021

CoreCivic clobbered on debt sale, rival’s news. Prison operator raises $450M to pay down other notes

Apr 9, 2021

Closure of Taft Modified Community Correctional Facility imminent, as state ends contract with city

Apr 7, 2021

The GEO Group Suspends Quarterly Dividend to Maximize Repayment of Debt While It Evaluates Corporate Structure

Apr 7, 2021

Tennessee contractor forced to go outside U.S. to finance Kay Ivey’s prison lease contracts

Apr 6, 2021

DHS watchdog finds widespread mistreatment of immigrants at ICE facility

Apr 2, 2021



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