Homes Not Prisons: The Intersections

Thursday, 1 December 2022 - 12:00pm
Banners laid on the steps of Parliament House saying FUND COMMUNITIES NOT PRISONS + POLICE from Homes Not Prisons' first rally, Naarm Oct 2022 Photo taken by Cathryn Murdoch)

Welcome to Part 4 of the Homes Not Prisons radio series.

Homes Not Prisons is a campaign established in March 2021 to stop the expansion of the maximum-security women’s prison in Melbourne’s western suburbs, the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC), and divert the funding in public housing and Aboriginal community controlled housing. 

This episode features talks that explore the intersections of poverty, homelessness and trauma, and how these experiences often include an interception of time in prison. 

Content Warning: This episode contains descriptions of sexual harm

Music: F**k tha Police by NWA and Get Up Stand Up - Bob Marley

Listen to the previous Episode to hear about historic actions on abolition and decarceration

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