In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

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Ready to be a catalyst for change? The Prison Fellowship Academy is on a mission to break the cycle of incarceration by providing a yearlong program that combines targeted curriculum, compassionate coaching, and a supportive community. Through this transformative journey, participants confront their criminal thinking and unhealthy behaviors, emerging as empowered change agents with renewed purpose.#TransformativeVolunteering #MakeADifference #TRANSFORMNebraskaRead more

Huge shoutout to these NDCS teammates! Across the agency, facilities each host quarterly awards ceremonies. They recognized the great #people of NDCS for their years of service, supervisor of the quarter and employee of the quarter.

Congratulations to all who help serve our mission: Keep people safe. #NDCSEvents #TeammateTuesday

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Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) provides incarcerated individuals with meaningful work trajectories, as well as gaining eligible employment opportunities by partnering with outside organizations. Recognizing the potential of men and women reentering our communities as well as their desire to succeed after incarceration is pivotal as a part of our TRANSFORM Nebraska efforts.

Recently, local business owner Bill Radtke has been facilitating food handlers permit classes inside the facility to make it more accessible for the men and women housed at CCC-L to obtain their food handlers permits. This opportunity...Read more

Did you know? Canine programs can also be an important part of an individual’s rehabilitation. These programs use human-animal association and the disciplines involved in these connections to give positive gain in areas such as vocational skills, anger management, decision-making, responsibility and empathy.

Domesti-PUPS is a Lincoln-based organization that provides therapy dogs, service dogs, and obedience-trained rescue dogs. Individuals at multiple NDCS facilities partner with Domesti-PUPS to prepare these dogs for the fur-ever homes. #TransformNebraska #ProgramsRead more

Building a successful future starts with education, and these graduates should be proud of the significant milestone they’ve reached! The Nebraska State Penitentiary and the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women celebrated classes graduating with high school diplomas and GEDs this spring. Thank you to the teachers, teammates AND family who played an integral part in guiding the graduates to this milestone. In fact, two of our graduates were a father and son duo. Congratulations to all! #TransformNebraska #graduationRead more

Congratulations to these teammates who went above and beyond!

During Corrections Appreciation Month in May, recognition was given to the best of the best for their achievements in 2023 to provide leadership, customer and community service, mentorship, and more at the department’s annual awards ceremony. The event honored 38 teammates.

Special Teams Member

Since joining the team in 2021, Joshua has swiftly become a knowledgeable and dedicated member of the Honor Guard. Josh consistently demonstrates his commitment by eagerly volunteering for events and actively contributing his opinions, ideas, and advice...Read more

Persevere is a coding program that empowers people to change their lives, their families, and their communities through technology education, life skills development, employment, and wraparound services.

The Persevere Program is designed to use evidence-based practices, tangible and individualized support, and is based on successful outcomes. To learn more about Persevere, check out their website!

#Reentry #Persevere #Coding #Programs #TRANSFORMNebraska

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Leadership Academy is not only a way for leaders to learn valuable tools, it’s also a chance to meet and collaborate with teammates from facilities across NDCS!

This cohort of NDCS teammates spent a week together walking through a variety of exercises and discussions aimed to help them unlock their leadership potential. From diving into their strengths to practicing effective ways of handling difficult conversations, graduates of the academy got hands-on experience learning the tools and skills that will elevate their leadership.

A big thanks to Professional Development Administrator Lindsey Carter, who...Read more