It's been a busy time for Teamsters at the women's prison in Purdy. The facility was in the news recently when performer John Legend visited the prison with representatives of the AFL-CIO to discuss staff safety and criminal justice reform. Check out that story and the latest news from the Washington Corrections Center for Women. View more facilities here.


Learning Opportunities Arise at Sergeant's Place Safety Muster

At WCCW, Place Safety Muster is a lively event. Run by Local 117 Shop Steward Sgt. Michael Delgado, the meetings are engaging, as members mull over critical issues. A respected leader and natural-born educator, Delgado infuses knowledge acquired from his 35 years of experience at DOC with intelligent, rapid-fire questions.READ MORE


ERT Shines at John Legend Concert

When Grammy-winning performance artist, John Legend, launched into his hit song, All of Me, on April 11, it was at an unlikely location – behind prison walls at WCCW. Legend was at the women's prison in Purdy to draw attention to the need for criminal justice reform. He was also there to spotlight the need to improve staff safety and working conditions inside our prisons.

Hot Dog Friday Brings WCCW Together

At WCCW, everybody knows about hot dog Friday. Every Friday, a 30-year DOC vet named Henry Torres brings in tortillas, buns, 60-70 franks, and the “best damn salsa in the world.”