COVID-19: Decarceration, Abolition and Sex Work

Thursday, 26 March 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Acknowledgement of country


News headlines with Cait Kelly


Max speaks with Alessio Scandurra, from the organisation Antigone in Italy, on the experiences of people detained in Italian during the COVID-19 crisis and the need for decarceration.


Max speaks with Peaches, a sex worker living in Naarm, about the impact the pandemic is having on sex workers locally. 


Max speaks with Maru Mora-Villalpando, a community organiser working in Seattle/Tacoma, Washington, about the threat of coronavirus outbreaks in immigration prisons in the US. They talk about the importance of centring the experiences and leadership of people impacted by incarceration and deportation when working toward the broader goal of abolition during the COVID-19 crisis.