Homeless and Incarceration

Monday, 25 November 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Marisa first Rob interviewed Cameron Lavery Principal Solicitor of Justice Connect, Homeless law sgvice Not about  the links  between homelessness and justice issues in Victoria's first ever Parliamentary Inquiry into Homelessness. The focus was on
Justice Connect's Cameron Lavery and Samantha Sowerwine  providing evidence in the Parliamentary Inquiry into Homelessness, and incarceration.
Uncle Jack charles, First Nations actor was then interviewed about his career, his new book, and Projects arising out of his own incarceration experiences. 
Finally, Elyta First Nations Transgender woman and activist was interviewed about Aboriginal deaths in custody, her work surrounding Transgender Remembrance Day, and her uncle Cecil was also discussed in regards to Stolen Generation issues. In particular, Elyta spoke about Veronica Baxter's death in custody, which happened whilst Elyta was incarcerated. She occupied the cell next to Veronica as she lay dying. 
Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centres.


Marisa and Peter