Corrections Corporation of America
Grassroots Leadership and our friends in the fight against prison profiteering are celebrating after Idaho Governor Butch Otter announced on Jan.3 he is ordering the state to take over the Idaho Correctional Center (ICC) — a private prison operated by industry giant Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) with a long and sordid history of scandal and abuse. Read more about Idaho Gov. Otter takes step in the right direction, but when will he bring prisoners home?
Texans in Austin and the Rio Grande Valley are organizing to close more than a dozen individual Wells Fargo accounts on Thursday. We are protesting the financial institution doing business with companies that profiteer from locking up immigrants. Read more about How (And Why) to Close Your Accounts with Wells Fargo This Halloween
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Founded in 1983, Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) gave birth to the modern for-profit private corrections industry. Over the last 30 years, the company has profited from the "war on drugs" and "tough on crime" policies and found a lucrative market in the detention of immigrants. Now a multi-billion dollar corporation, CCA uses its substantial political influence to make sure its interests are met.Read more about The Dirty 30 - What Corrections Corp. of America doesn't want you to know!