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Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$63,781
raised on GlobalGiving
10
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
Allen Chin, Tara Libert, Keela Hailes, Kelli Taylor, Julia Mascioli
Organization Information
1816 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
202-758-0829

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0787992348
Organization Information
1816 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
202-758-0829

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0787992348

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Oct 18, 2019
"I look forward to my books, postcards, and letters from you guys."
Over the last seventeen years, Free Minds has seen hundreds of incarcerated youths “free their mind” through reading and writing. We are so thankful to have you be a part of our...
Sep 30, 2019
"Education has given me a reason to breathe."
Our reentry members are becoming community change-makers thanks to your generous support! Since our last report, we welcomed a new group of apprentices into our intensive Job...
Jul 16, 2019
"Thank you FM for being here for me faithfully..."
Our Prison Book Club provides hope and light to our incarcerated members who are currently miles away from home in prisons all across the country. Thanks to your support, they feel a strong...
 
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