Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Old Main Tours 2016

Old Main Prison tours are here again. The first tours begin on Friday, May 6th and will continue the first Friday and Saturday of the month and will run until October.
These tours are to inform visitors about what happened during the February 2, 1980 riot and teach them more about the Corrections Department. The money from these tickets will go back into revitalizing the facility. For more information on dates and ticket availability click this link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/old-main-prison-tours-2016-tickets-22180669981
These tours are centered around the "Old Main" theme; "Respecting our Past to Create a Better Future".




Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Automotive Program



The Automotive program at Central New Mexico Correctional Facility provides vocational education and training for inmates in the automotive field.


This program offers the participants the ability to learn job skills that will assist them during their re-entry into the community.


Watch the video below.


Monday, April 11, 2016

4th Inmate Craftsmanship and Trades Fair



The New Mexico Corrections Department is proud to host our 4th Inmate Craftsmanship and Trades Fair!
There will be aisles and aisles of inmate art, woodworking, quilts, metal work, jewelry, crosses and so much more!! The event will take place on Saturday May 14th from 9am to 3pm.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
A portion of the proceeds will go to that inmates children or family members, to the Crime Victims Reparation Fund, and to support other inmate vocational programs. The inmate will also receive a portion of the proceeds and some will be placed in a savings account to aid the inmate when he or she is released.

Join us! Tickets are only $5 – buy them here (make sure you read the important information section).