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Congressional Black Caucus Institute Takes CoreCivic Cash, Boosts Policies That Help Private Prisons

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Congressional Black Caucus Institute Takes CoreCivic Cash, Boosts Policies That Help Private Prisons ALEX KOTCH & DONALD SHAW AUGUST 16, 2019 As it benefits from the corporate coffers of private prison giant CoreCivic, the institute advocates privatized reentry programs from which the company profits. Susan Walsh/Associated Press Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee Representative Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) also chairs the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, whose financial...
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Re: Congressional Black Caucus Institute Takes CoreCivic Cash, Boosts Policies That Help Private Prisons

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"Despite its public statements, the caucus’ affiliated institute has financial ties to CoreCivic, a private prison company that activists say stands in opposition to reforming the criminal justice system." "CBCI is one of several affiliated entities that are legally distinct from the Congressional Black Caucus but share personnel and operate under the caucus’ brand and banner ." -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- So,...
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