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The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Class 1117 graduated from the Staff Training Academy on Oct. 16. Congratulations!Read more

Incarcerated men at the Work Ethic Camp (WEC) donated leftover pumpkins from their garden to the Bargain Bazaar. Thank you for your generosity. Happy Halloween!Read more

Incarcerated men at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) Cornhusker State Industries (CSI) print shop helped print the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services' (NDCS) Strategic Plan Progress report. Visit http://www.inplantgraphics.com/article/printers-behind-bars/ for a story on prison in-plants and https://corrections.nebraska.gov/sites/default/files/files/41/fy17_strategic_plan_progress_report_0.pdf to read our progress report.Read more

Incarcerated women and Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) team members recently competed in a friendly softball game at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW). NDCS team members were victorious in the close game, which ended with a score of 11-9.Read more

Nine incarcerated men at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) graduated from Thinking for a Change (T4C) on Oct. 12. Behavioral Caseworker Thomas Sharp and Case Manager Kelly Ward facilitated classes, making a positive impact on students. Congratulations, graduates!Read more

The Salvage Project performed two concerts in the religious center at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) on Sept. 25. Founded by band leader Jeromy Darling, the group says their mission is "to re-purpose forgotten people and broken lives through music and stories that transmit the saving power and grace of Jesus Christ."Read more

The Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF) hosted a program called Inner Circle/Winner Circle on Oct. 2. Three individuals who were previously incarcerated at NCYF came in to speak with the current NCYF population. Two are currently in Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) community corrections centers and one is on parole. The goal of the Inner Circle/Winner Circle program is to allow individuals to share their journey through the NDCS system with the NCYF population. Additionally, participants talk about what they wish they would have done to better prepare themselves for community corrections centers and...Read more

The Nebraska Legislature held a committee informal hearing on Reentry and Vocational and Life Skills (VLS) services at the Nebraska State Capitol yesterday. Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) Case Manager Rowan Taylor presented on the Reentry Ambassador program, the Inner Circle reentry program, and facilitating Thinking for a Change (T4C) -- a cognitive behavioral program.Read more

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