Summer Skool Ep 6: Prison Abolition

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am
image courtesy of Women on the Line

Summer Skool ep 6: Prison Abolition 

7.00 am  Acknowledgement of Country

7.05 am  We play the audio of a TedX Baltimore talk by Maya Schenwar called 'Beyond Reform: Abolishing Prisons'.

7.30 am  (parts 1 and 2 with a break in between) We talk to Associate Professor Katherine McFarlane about the links between out-of-home-care, juvenile justice / detention centres, 'care-criminalisation' and prison abolition. 

8.00 am We play an excerpt of an episode from Women on the Line called 'An End To Prisons' 

8.15 am The team discusses and unpacks the terms and meaning of carceral feminism, abolitionist feminism and what accountability and restorative justice would look like from an abolitionist perspective. 

8.30 am End