MTC’s Senior Vice President of Corrections Leann Bertsch was sworn in as the president of the Association of Women Executives in Corrections, or, AWEC. The national association was organized in 1995 to support women in leadership positions in the field of corrections and to do more to promote a stronger presence of women in those … Continued
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At MTC, we all know the importance of education. That’s why Dr. Bob Marquardt formed the company 40 years ago, and that’s why it continues strong today under the leadership of the Marquardt family. Some residents at the Otero County Prison Facility, who are from Mexico, never had the opportunity to receive basic education in … Continued
Prince Kargbo calls his family back home in Las Vegas. Prince is living seven hours north in Reno where he’s a student at Truckee Meadows Community College. Originally from Sierre Leone, Africa, Prince’s family ended up in Nevada where he later learned about Sierra Nevada Job Corps. “This journey was a good journey. Like they … Continued
MTC corporate staff rolled up their sleeves to help the homeless in Utah. MTC partnered with three organizations. The Lantern House Homeless Shelter of Ogden, the Department of Workforce Services, and the Davis School District. First…employees rallied to help the Lantern House Homeless Shelter. “Right now we’re assembling some employment resources kits for the homeless … Continued
A collection of the best Job Corps stories from the last quarter.
A collection of the best corrections stories from the last quarter.
It quiets down during the winter, but Roberto Clemente State Park in New York City averages 1.3 million visitors annually. And that requires the right kind of employees. “We need maintenance workers. We need park stewards.” Frances Rodriguez is a director for New York State Parks. She relies on graduates of the South Bronx Job … Continued
As part of MTC’s 40th anniversary, MTC staff and friends took on four service projects this year, one each quarter: First quarter – Improving literacy Second quarter – Fighting hunger Third quarter – Bringing awareness to mental health Fourth quarter – Battling homelessness While we still have one month left in our final service … Continued
Twice a year, a team of auditors from Immigration & Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Detention Oversight visit MTC’s detention centers. The most recent audit was at the IAH Detention Center in Livingston, Texas. Speaking of the random interviews done with detainees, one auditor said the feedback was really good and that detainees were overall … Continued
“To be honest,” starts Azyah Van Ness, “I never thought I would ever be here. I went to college, but due to homelessness and other circumstances, I wasn’t able to apply myself and failed out of school.” After dropping out of school, Azyah began working as a caretaker. She didn’t have any certifications, so the … Continued