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.

Popular books with Free Minds youth

Popular books with Free Minds youth
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Member Everett finds his poem in our journal

Member Everett finds his poem in our journal
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The Connect newsletter ready to be mailed

The Connect newsletter ready to be mailed
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The cover of our most recent issue of The Connect

The cover of our most recent issue of The Connect
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Reading during Book Club at the DC Jail

Reading during Book Club at the DC Jail
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