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Listen to our March show!

Please enjoy the March edition of Radio Seeds, with music removed for copyright purposes. This month we focus on the new Ruby Unit at the Adelaide Women’s Prison, and hear the voices of the women incarcerated there.

Radio Seeds is produced by Seeds of Affinity, a support group of, and for, women of lived prison experience.

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Reflections on Ruby Unit #1

 

Two of our Radio Seed presenters, Lisa and Christine, discuss the interviews and tours from Radio Seeds and remind us that compassion and respects are cornerstones of humanity.

Radio Seeds is produced by Seeds of Affinity, a support group of, and for, women of lived prison experience.

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Overcrowding in the Adelaide Women’s Prison

The Adelaide Women’s Prison is at capacity which means many women have to stay at the Holden Hills police holding cells, which are not equipped for lengthier periods of incarceration. Linda talks to Michelle about why this is happening and how we, as a society, should be responding.

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Christine’s story: from crim to prim!

Our own Radio Seeds broadcaster, Christine, has spent much of her life battling drug addiction which has led to her serving multiple short prison sentences. The last time she was arrested she knew “that was it” – turn her life around or spend years more of her life behind bars. Here’s her story.

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Please note this piece is produced in two parts

Music credits

8-String Ballad (Instrumental) by Aussens@iter (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/tobias_weber/57010 Ft: Siobhan Dakay

Areyevil (Beyond Lost) by Speck (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/56745 Ft: Subliminal, Abstract Audio, texasradiofish, PorchCat

Urban Desert by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/56828 Ft: Javolenus

Tender Steps by Martijn de Boer (NiGiD) (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/NiGiD/56286 Ft: Javolenus

The Raven by cdk (c) copyright 2007 Licensed under a Creative Commons Noncommercial Sampling Plus license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/cdk/8758

Radio Seeds February Show

In this month’s show we showcase the personal story of one of our own broadcasters, Christine, who has successfully exited the revolving prison door. Linda highlights the very real problem of overcrowding in the Adelaide Women’s Prison and Michael Frances from the Hutt St Centre tells us about a new program to provide long-term support for people experiencing homelessness.

We hope you enjoy the show.

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Zahra Foundation supports women to leave violent situations

Arman Abrahimzadeh is the founder the Zahra Foundation, an organisation that empowers South Australian women and children affected by domestic and family violence.

Linda interviews Arman during White Ribbon Week to learn more about what the Zahra Foundation aspires to achieve.

For more information check out http://zahrafoundation.org.au/

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