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Goshen, Indiana: the city that said no to a new ICE facility

Goshen, Indiana: the city that said no to a new ICE facility

Last fall, Goshen, Indiana, seat of the conservative Elkhart County which overwhelmingly voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election, was approached by private prison company CoreCivic with plans for a new Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility. However, instead of quickly signing on the dotted line with the promise of financial windwall, the Goshen citizenry took pause, and began to voice their concerns.

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Check out MuckRock’s new and improved Private Prison Project page

Check out MuckRock’s new and improved Private Prison Project page

Want to stay up-to-date on how the incarceration industry is growing? Visit MuckRock’s Private Prison Project page and check out years’ worth of articles covering the micro to the macro.

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How to help the Private Prison Project

How to help the Private Prison Project

Are you a journalist? An activist? A concerned citizen who thinks there should be better accounting behind corporatized corrections? Help contribute to the Private Prison Project.

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Five ways to contribute to the ongoing private prison conversation

Five ways to contribute to the ongoing private prison conversation

Here are five close-to-home ways for you to learn more about the private prison industry, and to contribute to the ongoing discussion about their use.

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Prison contracts regularly come up for reconsideration

Prison contracts regularly come up for reconsideration

Each year, dozens of private prison contracts come up for re-bid. Help MuckRock’s Private Prison Project by letting us know about the contract debate near you.

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