FM member Steve shares wisdom he learned from 2020 Cover art for the Free Minds Connect magazine Art of Congressman John Lewis by FM member Ed FM member Victor shared the impact of voting

Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$104,230
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
Organization Information
1816 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
202-758-0829

Project Reports

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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...
Dec 11, 2020
A Year of Growth and Resilience
As we reflect on 2020 and prepare for the new year, our Free Minds family is feeling extra grateful. In the face of unparalleled obstacles, our formerly incarcerated members have risen to the...
Sep 30, 2020
Free Minds Goes Global
While federal facilities remain on a nation-wide lockdown due to COVID-19, our Prison Book Club members continue to use poetry as a healing tool and a clarion call to the world. Their poetry relays...
 
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