January 31: 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m.February 1: 9-10 a.m. and 1-2 p.m.Discover the 72-year struggle that finally won half of America's citizens a voice in their own government, through the campaign of one young activist dedicated to women's suffrage.In the early 1900s, Jessie follows in the footsteps of decades of women before her to speak up and take action in demand of women’s right to vote, despite the opposition of her prominent political family.The Robert H. Jackson Center welcomes teachers and their students to join us again in 2024 for Living Voicesin the Center’s Cappa Theater.Powerful, dynamic live performances […]
March 6: 10-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m. & 7-8 p.m.March 7: 9-10 a.m. and 1-2 p.m.How do we ensure equal rights for all citizens?Discover the struggle and sacrifice for Black civil rights, through the efforts of a young African American activist coming of age during the civil rights movement.In the 1960s, Raymond and Ruby risk their lives to fight racism and help lead African Americans to equality and the right to vote in the South through their involvement in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.The 9 a.m. performance is almost completely full. Please contact the Center to confirm availability.
April 10: 10-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m., 7-8 p.m. April 11: 9-10 a.m., 1-2 p.m. What’s the meaning of loyalty?Understand the impact of Executive Order 9066, which imprisoned thousands of innocent Japanese Americans during World War II, through the experiences of one young incarcerated citizen. In 1941, Emiko is an ordinary American teenager whose life is changed forever when racism and xenophobia explode against her community after Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, forcing her and every member of her family to find a way to prove their loyalty to a country that sees them as “the face of the enemy.” Developed in […]