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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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Metro Councilmembers announce legislation to end CoreCivic's contract in Nashville
July 2 2020

Sheriff: Doctor who exposed inmates, staff to COVID-19 failed to follow proper protocol
June 30 2020

State to idle Bradshaw State Jail in Henderson; more than 200 workers will be laid off

June 26 2020

Private prison company vying to build Alabama’s new prisons mulling strategies amid falling stock prices
June 23 2020

Hamilton County Commission considers ending contract with private jail provider CoreCivic

June 20 2020

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of The GEO Group, Inc
June 19 2020

BPW questions $30M emergency contract for prison health care provider amid coronavirus

June 19 2020

A group of incarcerated people have filed a complaint in federal court alleging their confinement in private, for-profit prisons is unconstitutional
June 16 2020

Jailed ex-MDOC Commissioner Chris Epps, wife must pay $69,489 in state taxes

May 22 2020

Stitt vetoes $1.2 million for private prison employee raises
May 21 2020

Former inmate settles with CoreCivic over brain bleed after prison assault in Shelby

May 15 2020



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