private prisons

Two Guatemalans detained at the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona took their own lives late last month, underscoring the inhumane conditions inside privately-owned detention facilities.

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70,000 people took part in successful online action demanding that Florida Atlantic University reverse a deal to put GEO Group's name on a new football stadium.

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Private Prisons: "Horrific"
Last week, I spoke with LaNita Mitchell, a Families for Books Not Bars member who hasn't seen her son in 3 years because he's in a private prison in Oklahoma.

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The nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corporation of America, or CCA just announced that they're considering converting the company to a Real Estate Investment Trust, which is a special tax designation for real estate companies.

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An interview about immigration detention with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.

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Good news! We just heard from our friends at Enlace that Wells Fargo has rid itself of most of its holdings in the private prison company Geo Group.

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