Imperial Adds Color, Life to Facility to Support Residents’ Mental Health

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A recent initiative to examine and improve the health of the environment at all MTC facilities is taking root – literally. “We’ve added as much greenery as we can,” says Bill DeRevere, facility director of the MTC-operated Imperial Regional Detention Facility in Calexico, California. “The plants up and down the hallways and inside the housing … Continued

At Atterbury Job Corps, It’s All About the Students

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At Atterbury Job Corps Center in Edinburgh, Indiana, students and facility leadership recently gathered for a meeting with corporate MTC staff. Why have this meeting if it’s not for a graduation, groundbreaking, or unveiling? Because simply, it’s about MTC leaders genuinely caring about the work we do. Senior Vice President of Education & Training Jeff … Continued

“Lives Transformed North Dakota” is More Than Just a Name, It’s a Reality for North Dakota Citizens

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“Lives Transformed”…that’s the name of the work MTC does in North Dakota. “This issue, substance-use issues, they are a community problem,” says Heather Howe, group facilitator at Lives Transformed North Dakota. “They are community issues. And it needs to be dealt with together.” MTC partners with the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to … Continued

A Real Superstar: Meet Willacy’s Training Manager Elizabeth Lapos

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“I worked in a lot of different jobs, mostly in law enforcement, but being completely honest, this is probably the best place I’ve ever worked in my life.” Elizabeth Lapos is the training manager at the Willacy County State Jail in Raymondville, Texas. From Minnesota, she worked in corrections for many years, moving to Raymondville … Continued

Creating a “Culture of Caring” at the Los Angeles Job Corps Center: Part II

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Last week, we took you to the Los Angeles Job Corps Center where staff and leaders briefly shared their thoughts about MTC’s relatively new program designed to improve staff culture. “MTC is really setting up a process for making sure that we show our employees how much we care, not only once they’ve arrived but … Continued

Bluebonnet’s Small Acts of Kindness Have Large Impacts On Its Community

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“We’re grateful that MTC is here and the compassion they have on the folks they are responsible for, not only the detainees but as well as their employees and anybody they come into contact with,” says Jones County Judge Dale Spurgin. MTC has been a part of the Anson, Texas, community since 2019 when the … Continued