Cover art for the Free Minds Connect magazine The Man Who Came Uptown by George Pelecanos Jameon, member of the Covid Writers Collective Jordan, member of the Covid Writers Collective

Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$105,860
raised on GlobalGiving
12
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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Jun 1, 2021
Soaring to New Heights and Supporting Each Other
This spring, Free Minds members have continued to demonstrate their resilience, courage, and creativity in the face of continued use of solitary confinement due to the pandemic. With your support,...
Apr 12, 2021
New Members, New Achievements
Happy Spring from the  Free Minds Family! As we welcome the warmth of the new season, so do we welcome all of the new changes and achievements of our members that have returned home. Our...
Jan 27, 2021
Bridging Gaps, Giving Back
Following in the footsteps of leaders who have walked before us, Free Minds members continue to be beacons of peace, passion, and positivity through their poetry. With the spirit of Martin Luther King...
 
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