Monash University’s School of Political and Social Inquiry in conjunction with Flat Out and the Centre for the Human Rights of Imprisoned People will host Abolition Now on Wednesday 7 August.
Keynote speaker Dr Kim Pate, Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies will discuss her work as an advocate, abolitionist and teacher in Canada and address the key challenges facing Canadian abolitionists on the ground. An interactive panel featuring Dr Pate, Debbie Kilroy, CEO of Sisters Inside and Amanda George, Lawyer and long-time anti-prison activist, will speak candidly about the challenges they have experienced in their work.
The event will also include the launch of Women Exiting Prison, Critical Essays on Gender, Post-release Support and Survival, edited by Monash University’s Dr Bree Carlton and Dr Marie Segrave.
Tickets cost $10 per person or $2 for students and concession holders. To book tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds from the night will go to Flat Out and CHRIP’s ongoing systemic advocacy and support for criminalised women.
Abolition Now! will be held on Wednesday 7 August at the New Council Chambers, Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton. Doors open at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.
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