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Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$97,282
raised on GlobalGiving
11
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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
Allen Chin, Tara Libert, Keela Hailes, Kelli Taylor, Julia Mascioli
Organization Information
1816 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
202-758-0829
Organization Information
1816 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
202-758-0829

Project Reports

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Aug 17, 2020
Stronger Together: Moving Forward
The Free Minds family has risen to the challenge of this unprecedented time in an extraordinary way. Our members continue to adapt and persevere, transforming challenges into new opportunities. Our...
May 18, 2020
Unwavering Support
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the members of our Prison Book Club, but thanks to you, we have been there with unwavering support. In response to the public health crisis, all...
Apr 21, 2020
Supporting Our Members During the COVID-19 Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Free Minds family hard. Our members responded with their characteristic resilience and grit. Our Reentry Book Club program focuses on in-person, individual support...
 
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