Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Free Minds uses books and creative writing to empower incarcerated teenaged boys in Washington, DC to transform their lives. By mentoring and connecting them to supportive services throughout their incarceration into reentry, Free Minds inspires these youths to see their potential and achieve new educational and career goals.

Poet Ambassadors at the March on Washington!

Poet Ambassadors at the March on Washington!
Photo from Progress Report '"Evolving Outta Darkness": Poet Ambassadors Reach Out to New Communities' (view small | med | large | orig)

Team-building exercises at the Free Minds retreat

Team-building exercises at the Free Minds retreat
Photo from Progress Report '"Evolving Outta Darkness": Poet Ambassadors Reach Out to New Communities' (view small | med | large | orig)

Free Minds members sharing ideas at our retreat

Free Minds members sharing ideas at our retreat
Photo from Progress Report '"Evolving Outta Darkness": Poet Ambassadors Reach Out to New Communities' (view small | med | large | orig)

A Free Minds youth with a dictionary at the jail

A Free Minds youth with a dictionary at the jail
Photo from Progress Report 'Paying It Forward' (view small | med | large | orig)

Birthday cards for incarcerated Free Minds members

Birthday cards for incarcerated Free Minds members
Photo from Progress Report 'Paying It Forward' (view small | med | large | orig)
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