FM Member reads along to "The Things They Carried" FM members read "The Things They Carried" Author Tiffany D. Jackson (center) visits DC Jail "Men We Reaped" by Jesmyn Ward

Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$61,944
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

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.

Projects (3)

Project Leaders
Tara Libert
Tara Libert
Sarah Maguire
Sarah Maguire
Julia Mascioli
Julia Mascioli
Team
Tara Libert, Keela Hailes, Kelli Taylor, Julia Mascioli
Organization Information
2201 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States
202-758-0829

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0787992348
Organization Information
2201 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States
202-758-0829

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0787992348

Project Reports

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Apr 8, 2019
"I read it (Men We Reaped) in one sitting. The book is profound."
We have transitioned into the hopeful spring season, and that hope springs from knowing supporters like you believe in the transformative power of the literary arts! Our Prison Book Club program...
Mar 28, 2019
"The moment we say Enough! is the moment we can take charge of the destiny of our own lives"
Flowers are not the only things growing this spring! Our tenacious Poet Ambassadors are continuing to use the power of reading and writing to build up each other and the DC community. Additionally,...
Dec 31, 2018
Books and Belonging
This winter, we’re reflecting on the highlights of 2018 and looking forward to 2019. We couldn’t do this without you, and we’re so grateful to be part of a supportive community of...
 
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