The Graduates

Project Added: August 19, 2021
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
Five people in black posing together in front of an outdoor fountain

Members of The Graduates prepare for the Beyond Incarceration Summit. The Graduates are primarily comprised of formerly incarcerated women from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women.

Arts-and Intersections:

Prisons & Rehabilitation

Collaborators:

Location:

New Orleans, Louisiana

Region:

Genre/Discipline:

Theater & performance

Population Density:

Large Intended Impact Area:

Multi-State Region

Foundations:

OVERVIEW

The Graduates use their personal experiences with the criminal justice system to create performances that reach out to young at-risk women; give a window into incarceration's effects on individual lives; and encourage those who have the power to shift current policies to do so.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Graduates use their personal experiences with the criminal justice system to create performances that reach out to young at-risk women; give a window into incarceration's effects on individual lives; and encourage those who have the power to shift current policies to do so.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.