Get Lit Players: Somewhere in America

Posted on December 2, 2014

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Get Lit Players Rhiannon, Zariya & Belissa perform their iconic poem “Somewhere in America”
& highlight what’s missing from our school curriculums.

The Get Lit Players website: http://getlit.org/getlit/

Get Lit is dedicated to bringing the power of poetic expression to at risk teens through a standards-based curriculum fusing classic literature and poetry with contemporary Spoken Word performance techniques. Get Lit’s programs are designed to boost literacy, foster cultural understanding, and encourage creative self-expression. By immersing teens in the world of great books (often for the first time), Get Lit equips students for future success in college and the workplace by building concise writing skills and dynamic public speaking abilities and a foundation of self-confidence.

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