Notes From the Field

Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman show takes an unconventional approach to analyzing the school-to-prison-pipeline by embodying 18 real-life activists, politicians and citizens speaking out against injustice.

Notes From the Field

GRADES 9-12 | SOCIAL STUDIES AND PERFORMING ARTS

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Notes From the Field takes a unique approach to analyzing corrupt institutions through a performing arts lens.

Students will learn about how the school-to-prison pipeline affects the American justice system, and see how Smith weaved history, political science and art into her one-woman show.