COVID-19 In Context: A Conversation Series with Justice for Soli and CAEFS
In April/ May 2020, as we entered the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, CAEFS partnered with the Justice for Soli Movement to host a series of live-streamed conversations that sought to put the emerging issues of the pandemic into a larger context of ongoing struggles for justice. Together, Emilie Coyle (Executive Director, CAEFS) and Yusuf Faqiri (leader of the Justice for Soli movement) hosted virtual conversations with activists, legal and healthcare professionals, government officials, and individuals with lived experience of incarceration.
In Conversation with Dr. Pam Palmater
We were joined by Dr. Pam Palmater to discuss the gendered impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous women. Watch it here.
In Conversation with El Jones
We were joined by El Jones to discuss working in solidarity with people in prison. Watch it here.
In Conversation with Senator Kim Pate & Justice Louise Arbour
We were joined by Senator Kim Pate and Justice Louise Arbour to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on federally incarcerated women. Watch it here.
In Conversation with Lindsay Jennings and Aisha Benslimane
We were joined by Lindsay Jennings and Aisha Benslimane to discuss taking action.Watch it here.
In Conversation with Imam Yasin Dwyer
We were joined by Imam Yasin Dwyer to discuss the impact of incarceration on spiritual and mental health. Watch it here.
In Conversation with Paul Champ
We were joined by Paul Champ to discuss conditions of confinement during COVID-19. Watch it here.
In Conversation with Martha Paynter
We were joined by Martha Paynter to discuss public health and prisons. Watch it here.
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