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In Case You Missed It!

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A large ceremony took place at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) on Saturday, June 15th, in honor of Juneteenth – the June 19, 1865 day that signifies the ending of slavery in the United States.

The Harambee Afrikan Cultural Organization (HACO) is a popular club at LCC that’s grown in membership and depth over the years. The men living at LCC and LCC teammates both talked about how they appreciate the time the club commits to the Juneteenth event.

The club consists of about 30 dedicated members who focus on education and leadership. Each month, they do book reports as well as hold each other up to being...Read more

Raising money for cancer research is the number one goal of the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha. Every year, the non-profit organization puts on the Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska in different parts of the state. This year, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Work Ethic Camp (WEC) participated in setting up the massive event in rural Wauneta, Nebraska.

Three WEC staff and 10 people living at WEC traveled to the town of nearly 600 residents to help set up the fundraising event. The WEC participants volunteered all three days to help set up tables and chairs, spread wood chips, unload...Read more

Furry and lovable, these pups may not be contenders for National Ugliest Dog Day today, but they do hold a special place in the hearts of many at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW).

These tail wagging friends are part of the non-profit DomestiPups program in Nebraska. Each puppy comes to NCCW on a mission to complete 12 weeks of basic obedience school with their trainers. A group of women who live at the facility are in charge of training each dog. The K-9’s are put through a series of physical tests and a series of ability testing before they can qualify to become service dogs.

“It’s been an...Read more

Community Corrections Center - Lincoln special detail road crew #2 got a chance to help preserve a historic trail marker dating back to the pioneer days of the 1860's this week.

The group worked together to assist the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) with relocating this historic trail marker just down the road a bit near a popular hiking trail near Highway 77 and Saltillo Road in Lincoln.

The group is gaining job skills and helping NDOT prepare for the creation of the new Lincoln South Beltway that will connect east - west regional and interstate travel through Nebraska by 2027.Read more

Three teammates from NDCS graduated this week from the State of Nebraska leadership program. They graduated with 20 other state employees. CSI Manufacturing Manager Pantzlaff, Mr. Gibreal, and LCC Assistant Warden Nelson learned about a variety of ways a person can show leadership.

They focused on: Activating Change for Managers Building a More Durable Government: The State of Nebraska’s Process Improvement Program Building Team Morale Coaching the Tough Stuff Cultivating Positive Culture Cultural Competency Developing Yourself and Others Effective Communication for Leaders Effective Performance Management Emotional and...Read more

Congratulations to NDCS Pre-Service Graduating Class 619!

Back Row (l to r) – McCreery, Barber, Williams, Watson, Svejda, Duell, McVey

3rd Row – McNally, Fielder, Ryder, Stephens, Simms, Sherman

2nd Row – Petersen, Hall, Lawrence, Calcara, Culbertson, Hackstadt

Front Row – TS DeMary-Newman, Smets, Smith, Miriti, Lewis, TS CookRead more

Phillip Keys is working to turn his life around. Programs offered at each Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) facility strive to help Keys and others like him. Through a Vocational Life Skills (VLS) grant funded by NDCS, the Center for People in Need offers a program called the Tackling Recidivism and Developing Employability (TRADE). TRADE is designed to assist people returning to society from an incarceration facility up to 18 months from release, persons currently incarcerated, and on parole.

Participants attend TRADE programming three days a week for three weeks. “The program starts with ownership and...Read more

Nebraska Department of Labor is hosting a job fair at the Southeast Community College Beatrice Campus - Adams Hall.

THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX FOR YOUR NEXT GREAT CAREER! Visit with real Corrections staff and learn of the career opportunities that exist including inside knowledge of the daily work environment of an actual facility. Interviews and pre-employment testing on-site!

REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED, BUT RSVP’S ARE APPRECIATED.

402-223-6060 or NDOL.BeatriceWFD@nebraska.gov

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