Again, apologies for the delay.
If anyone can offer their blogging services we’d greatly appreciate it!
For now – here’s the content from our October Show
Both Christine and Fiona have recently gone back to prison – but as program providers, bringing their lived prison experience to enhance their delivery. But how did it feel to go back inside?
Seeds of Affinity have made so many public appearances lately, it’s hard to keep track.
Adelaide Women’s Prison Radio Project
In September Charlotte, Heather and Christine began a radio project in the Adelaide Women’s Prison, to produce audio materials aimed at supporting new arrivals. Here’s how it’s been going so far.
Prison Chaplain Frances Bartlett joins us to talk about her work, supporting all prisoners regardless of their faith
And here’s the whole show
Apologies for the lateness of this post – but here’s the links to all of the content from our September episode.
It’s so busy at Seeds of Affinity and Radio Seeds at the moment that we’re going to have to cut a few ‘podcasting’ corners for a while!
To celebrate our very own Linda Fisk graduating this month with a Bachelor of Psychological Science, we discuss the role of education for women of lived prison experience, and what it means to overcome all stereotypes and further your education. We also share our coverage of Linda’s graduation ceremony and celebrations.
The Kunga Stopping Violence Project is a through-prison support organisation in Alice Springs for Aboriginal women. One of their services is a four week trauma-recovery workshop, for women getting ready to leave prison. In this story the Kunga women at Alice Springs CC speak about the importance of art to their recovery and journey forward.
We report from the Ruby Unit at Adelaide Women’s Prison and speak to the latest group of women living there, in the prison’s newest unit that opened earlier this year and is special-purpose designed to be non-smoking and programs oriented. How have things changed since last time we visited? Linda, Chris and Mel talk about how is the prison coping with current overcrowding issues and their concerns about housing women on remand in watch-houses rather than prison.
The Kunga Stopping Violence Project is a through-prison support organisation in Alice Springs for Aboriginal women. One of their services is a four week trauma-recovery workshop, for women getting ready to leave prison.
Heather had the honour of spending a few days with the Kunga women in H-Block at the Alice Springs Correctional Centre.
Here they introduce us to the program.
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In our January show we showcased the Tasmanian radio series, The Good the Bad and the Ugly, produced by the Consumer Advisory Group representing women exiting the justice system in Tasmania in collaboration with Women’s Health Tasmania. Check out the full series here, broadcast on Edge Radio