Anti-Carceral and Anti-Colonial Work on the Ground
Keenan Mundine is a Biripi and Wakka Wakka man and father. He has lived experience in criminal justice institutions and uses this experience to make change for his community. In 2019, he co-founded Deadly Connections Community and Justice Services with Carly Stanley. Keenan is a national and international advocate for justice for First Nations people. He challenges the carceral system at United Nations forums, the Australian Government’s Closing the Gap justice initiative, in parliamentary inquiries and through community organizing. He takes pride in strengthening his community and building supports based on the values of self-determination and decolonization.