Advancing justice podcast

Welcome to “Advancing justice,” a podcast that explores the relationship between human rights, poverty, racism, and the criminal justice system. In each episode, we talk with researchers and practitioners to deepen our understanding of the issues and explore the historical roots of present-day realities, the challenges associated with the lack of race-based data, issues specific to Indigenous communities, lack of access to justice, as well as potential solutions and promising practices.

  • The podcast is part of the “Advancing justice” series. Find articles, interviews, and resources on the series webpage.

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Episode 1 – Understanding the impact of racism, colonialism, and poverty on Canada’s criminal justice system
Professor Akwasi Owusu-Bempah explores how racism and colonialism have contributed to the social and economic inequalities and discrimination experienced by Indigenous, Black, and racialized communities in Canada, and in turn shaped their interactions with the criminal justice system.

Episode 0 – Trailer: Advancing justice
Welcome to “Advancing justice,” a podcast about human rights, poverty, racism, and the criminal justice system.