We are building a team to train & support their communities take action to end discrimination by police.
We’re seeking people aged 18-25 who:
Have experienced discrimination or racial profiling by police
Want to learn about civil and legal rights when stopped by police
Are able to communicate well to groups of people
Are willing to speak to others about your experiences
Are able to commit to helping with at least two community workshops as a peer advocate over the next 12 months
We’ll provide training, support and will cover your expenses.
Training will cover the history of racial profiling in Australia and around the world, legal rights, law reform and strategies for ending discriminatory policing in Victoria.
As a team we will hold Know Your Rights workshops or forums with young people from Indigenous and migrant backgrounds across Melbourne. We’ll share stories and discuss ways to end racial profiling together.
Come along to this Information Night to find out more.
6:00 pm Thursday 13 October
506 Elizabeth Street, Melbourn, Vic 3000 – Opposite Queen Victoria Market
This project has been proudly supported by:The Funding Network, The Reichstein Foundation, The Gailey-Lazarus Fund and The Hantomeli Foundation, The English Family Foundation, The Hart Line Fund, The Assia Altman Fund, The Ronald and Mary Henderson Fund of the Australian Communities Foundation.
The Police Accountability Project acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations upon whose beautiful and unceded lands we live and work. We also acknowledge that both Victoria Police and the Victorian legal system were and remain a core component of colonisation, a process which included the violent removal of people from their land and which continues today in many forms including the disproportionate policing and imprisonment of Aboriginal people.