Poet Ambassadors at "Poetry & Write Night" Apprentices express what they're thankful for Poet Ambassador Anthony with Uruguayan visitors Congressman Lewis's staff and Free Minds team

Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$59,201
raised on GlobalGiving
9
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
Sarah Mintz
Sarah Mintz
Julia Mascioli
Julia Mascioli
Team
Tara Libert, Keela Hailes, Kelli Taylor, Julia Mascioli
Organization Information
http://www.freemindsbookclub.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
2201 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States
202-758-0829

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0787992348
Organization Information
http://www.freemindsbookclub.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
2201 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States
202-758-0829

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0787992348

Project Reports

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Sep 20, 2018
"Reading is a liberation, an art, and a skill that can open up the heart."
Summer is winding down, but not Free Minds. Thanks to your generous support, we had an eventful summer filled with inspirational events that have brought about peace and agency and impactful...
Jul 5, 2018
Books Not Barriers
Thank you to all of our Global Giving donors! You all have helped us cultivate a community for hundreds of incarcerated youth through reading and writing.  We see firsthand the strong impact our...
Jun 22, 2018
Season of Hope
Our summer of impactful programming is already in full swing thanks to your generous support! We have reached new heights in elevating both the voices and the life skills of our reentry members...
 
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