Stark Raven: Prison Justice

Aboriginal Transformative Justice

| March 28, 2008


Artist: Interview with Christine Parnell & Jen Brusso
Album: Stark Raven
Year: 2008
Genre: Public Affairs
Length: 0:24:07
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Aboriginal people are vastly over-represented inside Canadian prisons. While composing about three percent of the total population of Canada, aboriginal people make up more than 20 percent of those living behind bars.

Many people are working hard to change this stark reality. The Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Society is working on this problem by offering alternatives to the mainstream criminal justice system.

Christine Parnell, Program Director and Jennifer Brusso, Homeless Liaison, share more about the work and philosophy of the Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Society.


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