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Letters from FM members in prison Artwork by FM member RW The new design for the Free Minds Connect "Ladder of Hope" by FM Member SK

Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$95,914
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

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

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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...
Jan 14, 2020
Stories of Hope and Forgiveness
As we begin a new decade, Free Minds is eager to continue our commitment to  the transformative power of reading and writing for youth and young adults who have been incarcerated. Our Prison Book...
 
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