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Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

Org #1275
Vetted since 2009 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2002
year founded
$113,667
raised on GlobalGiving
13
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Sep 19, 2022
Reading as Healing
As we come to the end of the summer and enter into the last stretch of 2022, we at Free Minds can’t help but reflect on the fruitful and exciting year we’ve had so far. Through the...
Aug 1, 2022
Free Minds Members Writing New Chapters
This summer our formerly incarcerated members in our Reentry Book Club have not taken a break from their year-round learning journeys! From graduations, to employment, to being recognized by the NFL...
May 23, 2022
Growing the Strength of our Connections
With members in facilities all across the country, there are so many obstacles in the way of staying connected with our incarcerated members. Despite abrupt changes due to COVID and issues with...
 
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