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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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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


Ban on forced labor applies to immigrant detention centers: 5th Circuit
Jan 21, 2020

The GEO Group Announces Decision by Federal Bureau of Prisons
Jan 21, 2020

Biden’s immigration policy could affect the private prison industry

Jan 12, 2020

Adelaide Remand Centre fined $100,000 for prisoner Jason Burdon's clothes rope escape

Jan 2, 2020

ICE’s private prison in Calexico draws auditor’s ire
Dec 25, 2020

NY Attorney General seeks court order in COVID probe of Queens private jailer

Dec 16, 2020

ACA: Link to Sen Warren report
Dec 16, 2020

Exclusive: Read Elizabeth Warren’s Scathing Report on “Corrupt” Prison Audits
Dec 15, 2020



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