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The Applied Research Center
http://www.arc.org

The Applied Research Center is a public policy, educational, and research institute whose work emphasizes issues of race and social change.

Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue
http://www.arts-civic.org

Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue, founded and directed by Anna Deavere Smith, supports the creation of works of art about social change in a multidisciplinary atmosphere of artists, scholars, activists, and audience members.

Facing History and Ourselves
http://www.facinghistory.org

Facing History and Ourselves, a national non-profit organization that works with educators to bring issues of social justice to the classroom and the community, is working with Anna Deavere Smith on a TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES study guide. Check the Web site or call (617) 232-1595 for more information. In late April 2001, Facing History and Ourselves will host an online discussion on the Web site of themes the film illuminates.

Project Change
http://www.projectchange.org

Project Change's mission is to empower communities to reduce racial prejudice and improve race relations, to serve as a national clearinghouse for anti-racism information resources and training, and to further the development of an infrastructure for social justice work.

The Study Circles Resource Center
http://www.studycircles.org

The Study Circles Resource Center promotes the use of study circles -- small-group, democratic, highly participatory discussions that give everyday people opportunities to make a difference on critical social and political issues.

Television Race Initiative
http://www.pbs.org/pov/tvraceinitiative

Faciliator Guide TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES is a featured program of the Television Race Initiative (a project of American Documentary, Inc.), a multiyear effort in which diverse, character-driven, high-profile television broadcasts create a framework for sustained community dialogue and problem solving on race-relations issues.

Television Race Initiative has created a downloadable facilitator's guide that is available in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat is required to view this file and is available free of charge from Adobe.


TALK TO ME: LISTENING BETWEEN THE LINES
by Anna Deavere Smith (Random House: October 2000)

From the Publisher
In TALK TO ME, Smith looks back at a singular career as a seeker and interpreter of language in America, revealing the methodology behind her extraordinary search for the truth and nuances of verbal communication. For thirty years, the defining thesis of Smith's work has been that how we speak is just as important in communicating truth and identity as what we say. Everything from individual vocal tone to grammar, Smith demonstrates, can be as identifiable and revealing as a fingerprint.

TWILIGHT -- LOS ANGELES, 1992: ON THE ROAD
by Anna Deavere Smith (Doubleday & Company, Incorporated: March 1994)

From the Publisher
Anna Deavere Smith's stunning new work of "documentary theater" in which she uses verbatim the words of people who experienced the Los Angeles riots to expose and explore the devastating human impact of that event.

FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN, AND OTHER IDENTITIES
by Anna Deavere Smith (Doubleday & Company, Incorporated: September 1993)

From the Publisher
Derived from interviews with a wide range of people who experienced or observed New York's 1991 Crown Heights racial riots, FIRES IN THE MIRROR is as distinguished a work of commentary on current Black-White tensions as it is a work of drama.


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