Some of our members' favorite books Cover art for the Free Minds Connect magazine Free Minds members are reading Free Cyntoia Davonta and Shannon at Davonta's graduation

Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$106,376
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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Sep 27, 2021
Connecting Through Community
“The feeling of being unloved and built up anger; looking for love in all the wrong places...” - Free Minds member AR, expressing some of the ways that he related to the memoir Free...
Aug 5, 2021
Summer of Community Building and Innovation
Happy summer from the Free Minds Family! Thanks to you, our reentry program has not only been a constant source of support, solace, and reassurance during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has been a space...
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,...
 
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