17th Reintegration Puzzle Conference

Rydges World Square, Sydney
19th-21st June 2024

Stepping Up

Pattie Phillips

Forensic Lived Experience Worker
Australian Community Support Organisation

Pattie is deeply committed to creating positive change within the criminal justice system, driven by her genuine care for individuals affected by it. As a Lived Experience Panel Member for Prison Network and Beyond The Stone Walls Advisory Collective (BSWAC), she passionately shares her unique perspectives and insights, driven by her desire to see meaningful reform take place. In her new role as a Forensic Lived Experience Worker with Australian Community Services Organisation (ACSO), Pattie shares her personal journey to support and drive positive outcomes for individuals involved in the CJS.

Pattie firmly believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed, regardless of their past experiences.

In addition to her advocacy work, Pattie is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Criminology, furthering her understanding of the complexities within the criminal justice system.

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