Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth

by Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Support for DC's Previously Incarcerated Youth
Andre on the job
Andre on the job

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 Foundation for their passion and determination to build each other up, we have so many reasons to celebrate our members. Thank you for your support of our community, which gives us even more reason to celebrate. As the accomplishments of our members show, we are better when we all work together.

New Chapters: Graduations

We want to extend hearty congratulations to all of our members who have graduated from a variety of programs over the past few months. Anthony, Andre and DeAngelo recently completed the intensive Building Futures Construction Pre-Apprenticeship program, where they earned certifications and are now ready to begin careers with growth opportunities! Joe and Donald graduated from Georgetown University’s Pivot Program, a one-year program for formerly incarcerated individuals that blends academic work and supported employment to provide leadership and professional development. We are so proud of Anthony, Andre, DeAngelo, Joe, and Donald, and are excited to watch as they continue to pursue their professional goals!

Camaraderie and Inspiration at the Job Readiness Apprenticeship

Our July Job Readiness and Personal Skill Building Apprenticeship was both an exchange of support among members and workshops on practical skills such as interviewing, public speaking, understanding workplace norms, and conflict resolution. Member Joe gave a presentation to the apprentices on starting his own nonprofit improving health outcomes of Black communities. Hearing directly from fellow members on their reentry journeys always provides an invaluable source of motivation and hope. Marquell, one of our apprentices, reflected on how hearing Joe’s accomplishments helps him, “Know it can be done, and it’s not impossible.”

Working from the Kitchen to the Road

An important component of Free Minds is exposing our members to a broad array of career options. At our apprenticeship in July, members heard from DC Central Kitchen, a DC nonprofit that provides culinary training, thus sparking Kelvin’s interest in the field. He recently gained employment as an assistant manager for a chef, where he will receive training to advance his career within the culinary world. Meanwhile, Irving recently started a job at a local hospital in the linen department. A long-held dream became reality for Brandon, who recently obtained license tags for his own tractor trailer and has started his own trucking business. 

“True Team Members” NFL Player on Peer Support Program

This June, 11 members graduated from our Peer Support Training Program! This 12-week cohort trains participants on trauma-informed care, healthy boundaries, social and emotional support, and crisis response. Graduates of the program, called “Peer Supporters,” are matched with “Peer Support Partners,” who are fellow members recently home from prison; the Peer Supporters provide one-on-one encouragement and social emotional support to their partners. This graduation was extra special, as we were gifted with a personal video from Arizona Cardinals Offensive Tackle, Kelvin Beachum. Kelvin is a member of the NFL Players Coalition Task Force, who selected Free Minds as a recipient of NFL Foundation's Inspire Change grant for our Peer Support Training Program. Kelvin stated, “Y’all have demonstrated great commitment and dedication to your fellow members, helping them as they transition home from incarceration. We applaud you for that. You are true team members. Thank you for all that you do, and keep up the great work.”

The evening was filled with jubilant reflections and shared gratitude for the program which, in addition to skilled knowledge, also builds compassionate friendships, support, and personal healing. Graduate James shared, “This program is very powerful. The ripple effects from the positive energy continue to spill over into the community.”

You are part of that community James is talking about. As we continue to feel positive energy and support from you, we hope that feeling is reciprocated to you. Thank you for being a part of our community!

Kelvin picks up a laptop from Free Minds for work
Kelvin picks up a laptop from Free Minds for work
Andre and Anthony graduating from Building Futures
Andre and Anthony graduating from Building Futures
Kelvin Beachum congratulates Free Minds members
Kelvin Beachum congratulates Free Minds members

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Gene in the office with Free Minds staff
Gene in the office with Free Minds staff

Happy Spring from the Free Minds Family! A huge thanks to you all; with your help you have enabled our reentry program to continue to innovate and provide a safe and therapeutic program for our members returning home. Despite the challenges members face, your support has created space for members to be in community and solidarity with one another. The collective power and camaraderie shown through members' support of one another has been outstanding and inspiring. Your indelible support has made this crucial material and mental health support possible. Thank you!

Welcome, New Congressman John Lewis Fellow: Gene 

Gene, our newest Congressman John Lewis Fellow, started his fellowship in January! Gene is a Washington, D.C. native and Free Minds member who was recently released from prison after serving 21 years. His release came after the passage of the Second Look Amendment Act, a DC law offering young people with extreme sentences an opportunity for resentencing. After his release, he was selected as the Congressman John Lewis Fellow. Gene also serves as a Poet Ambassador and as the Vice Chair of Thrive Under 25, a transformative coalition in the District that uses advocacy, legislation, and public education to end the racist, damaging, and punitive responses of DC’s adult criminal legal system toward people who came into contact with the system when they were under age 25. Gene is passionate about giving back to the youth and building up the DC community. Gene uses poetry and storytelling to raise awareness about the root causes of incarceration and to promote hope and healing through the arts. His poetry touches on various salient topics such as racial justice, the prison industrial complex, collective power, and love. 

Congratulations To Our Newest Peer Support Graduates

A huge congratulations to our newest graduates as we celebrate a very important part of Free Minds—the support from fellow members to help navigate the challenging road of reentry. This spring, 13 members graduated from our Peer Support Training Program, a 12-week program that equips members with the skills, resources, and support to help each other navigate the challenges of reentry. The graduation ceremony was filled with emotional sharing and nonstop shoutouts. Graduation speaker Sunny shared, "[Peer Support Training] was like food for the soul. It was so great for me... I'm extremely grateful for the men who facilitated and attended the group." 

After graduation, Peer Supporters are partnered with a Free Minds member coming home from incarceration, checking in with them weekly to provide one-on-one encouragement and emotional wellness support. These men went through 12 weeks of training to be able to support their fellow members because they are committed to fostering an environment of healing and positive energy to guide their fellow Free Minds members in their journey to reenter society, no matter the stage of development they are in. 

When You Hear Me (You Hear Us)

At our weekly Reentry Book Club, “The Build Up,” members discussed excerpts from our latest anthology, When You Hear Me (You Hear Us): Voices on Youth Incarceration. Members used the text to spark profound reflections on the unique circumstances of transitioning home after incarceration, including the effect this has on communication. During group discussions, members shared the challenges communicating with different groups of people, such as women and children, as well as relearning how to converse with people they already knew prior to incarceration. Members also discussed neighborhood pride, and how systemic oppression intentionally destroys Black communities. 

Job Readiness Apprenticeship

In February, we hosted another Job Readiness and Personal Skill Building Apprenticeship, where reentry members were trained on topics including computer literacy, job interview skills, and how to dress for success. Members also heard from fellow reentry members Gary and Antraun about the challenges and the successes they’ve had in the workforce. They discussed the importance of creating action plans, practicing patience, and being open to new possibilities. Gary shared: “Don’t be afraid to ask for help and reach out to your reentry coach for support. Have a plan and don’t give up. Everything takes time.”

Celebrating Free Minds Members’ Accomplishments

We would like to extend a huge congratulations to our reentry members who are working hard to achieve their goals. Members Malik and Jerard graduated from the Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement’s Pathways Program, a transitional employment opportunity that aims to improve system-involved DC resident’s employment and education options. Member Kwame, who just came home in March, has already secured a job in the culinary arts industry as a cook. Meanwhile member Darnell began working with a janitorial company. A team of Free Minds members also collected donations of warm clothing, coats, and shoes and donated the items to people experiencing homelessness. These are just a few of our members’ latest accomplishments– 86% of our reentry members are currently employed, while the recidivism rate is 8%. We are so proud of all of our members, who continue to inspire and pursue new opportunities!

Congratulations to Peer Support graduates!
Congratulations to Peer Support graduates!
Malik celebrating his graduation
Malik celebrating his graduation
Free Minds members collecting clothing donations
Free Minds members collecting clothing donations

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Free Minds members supporting their peers
Free Minds members supporting their peers

Happy Fall From the Free Minds Family! As another year of change and innovation comes to an end, we thank you for the support you provide our members returning home. With your help, this season at Free Minds has been marked by exciting beginnings and committed advocacy. Members are returning home to an ever-stronger Free Minds family and network of peer supporters ready to journey alongside them in their transition back into the community. Every day our members are authoring new chapters in their lives—and your support plays an indelible part. Thank you!

Support Comes Full Circle

Members in our weekly “Build Up” reentry book club have continued to nurture a safe and brave space for sharing and support. Members read and discussed excerpts from Ian Manuel’s My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption, as well as Free Minds’ newest release, When You Hear Me (Your Hear Us): Voices on Youth Incarceration, and Ali: A Life, by Jonathan Eig. The immense amount of respect our members have for Ali was clear in their discussions, and appreciating Ali’s sacrifices, especially his refusal to be drafted into the Vietnam War, going to jail, and consequently not being able to fight during his peak athletic years, deepened their longings to build a legacy marked by, as one member said, an “evolution from prison to freedom.” 

Members have also courageously waded into other challenging themes, such as releasing emotion to cope with hardship and loss. A relationship therapist, presented to our members and sparked discussion about the importance of boundaries and communication—keys to nourishing loving relationships. Support came full circle as Build Up members attended our monthly virtual Write Night.  There they showed their support for the Free Minds family and provided encouragement on incarcerated members’ poetry in the same way it was once offered to them.

Finding Healing in Community

Recent months have also seen the kickoff of a cornerstone addition to Free Minds’ extensive reentry services: its brand new Peer Support Program. After a successful pilot of the training program this spring, we added five part-time Peer Supporters to our staff. In the next year, the program will train 30 more Free Minds members. The program, which officially kicked off in November, trains Free Minds members as peer supporters and connects them with fellow returning members to uplift them through their transition home from prison. 

The power of our Peer Support Program begins and ends with the shining characters of our peer supporters: these members are trusted, credible sources of empathy, understanding, and healing in the community. “People like Shannon,” writes Davonta, Shannon’s mentee who recently graduated from high school, "I listen to because I know he went through the same stuff. So I take big heed of what he says … Peer Supporters treat me like one of their sons, or brothers. I can call them for anything.” Our trained peer support mentors participate in a 12-week certification program where they build and develop skills around trauma-informed care, social emotional wellness, healthy boundaries, and crisis response. By identifying and discussing their shared experiences, Peer Supporters and returning members find solace in each other and successfully address their social emotional needs, enabling them to foster healthy outlets and seek new possibilities.

The courageous and vulnerable healing journey is ongoing in still more spaces. Members participated in a first-ever four-part series on Anxiety and Panic Attack Relief. Members continue to sustain community through our Incarceration Reduction Amendment Act  (IRAA) Support Group, where IRAA recipients join together to navigate the unique experiences of returning to the community as an adult after being incarcerated for 15 or more years as a child. They even took each other on a fishing trip—many casting out for the first time—with gear provided by Free Minds. 

Changemakers See the Change They Envision

Over the past year, a group of Free Minds Poet Ambassadors have been working along with other advocates and families to seek posthumous pardons for the Martinsville 7, a group of seven young African American men from Martinsville, VA who were unjustly convicted by an all-white jury and executed in 1951. Free Minds members wrote op-eds, created a social media campaign, and led weekly phone call campaigns to the governor’s office. After the team of Free Minds activists, family members of the Martinsville 7, and other advocates met with Gov. Northam of Virginia on August 31, their advocacy helped compel Northam to grant these men posthumous pardons, 70 years after their lives were unjustly taken. “I’m grateful to the advocates and families of the Martinsville 7 for their dedication and perseverance,” Northam commended in a press conference following their meeting. “While we can’t change the past, I hope today’s action brings them some small measure of peace.” As author and Build Up facilitator Eyone reflects, “This wrong was done for decades...To see the emotions and relief, the weight lifted from [the families]. To see their long fight cross the finish line victoriously, it was rewarding. We were helping people today. I knew it was worth all my time and effort.”

In October, Free Minds members and staff also testified before the DC Council in support of the Redefinition of Child Amendment Act of 2021, which would change the statutory definition of a “child” in the District of Columbia so that all youth accused of a crime are initially charged in juvenile court. The legislation is a vital step towards advancing racial equity and furthering public safety in the District.

Reentry Members Explore Creativity

We celebrated the release of Free Minds’ third book, When You Hear Me (You Hear Us): Voices on Youth Incarceration, an anthology of poetry and personal stories centering the voices of those directly impacted by the incarceration of young people in the United States.This rich collection includes firsthand accounts from both the young people charged and incarcerated in the adult criminal legal system and from the community at large: the mothers, the loved ones, the correctional staff, public defenders, prosecutors, and others harmed and left with unhealed trauma. Their voices are a calling for accountability, transformative justice, and healing.

At our On the Same Page community events, Reentry members, known as Poet Ambassadors, continue to engage with issues of youth violence and incarceration, as well as find healing through creative writing. Their stories have touched an ever-widening circle of listeners this fall, from employees of corporations like Capital One to local middle school students, from law students in reentry clinics to Washingtonians at a community “poetry and paint” event.

Members Shannon and Jameon showcased their acting talents in the play “Dry Bones,” which ran through November at a local theater. A complex story about returning citizens, their families, and the social conditions which they must navigate, many of our members and staff made their way to the production and watched their incredible performances. Next step: Broadway!

Free Minds members train as peer supporters
Free Minds members train as peer supporters
Free Minds at a rally for the Martinsville 7
Free Minds at a rally for the Martinsville 7
Free Minds member Doug shares poetry and painting
Free Minds member Doug shares poetry and painting
When You Hear Me (You Hear Us) by Free Minds
When You Hear Me (You Hear Us) by Free Minds

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James with his daughter at our summer BBQ
James with his daughter at our summer BBQ

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 for innovation with creative programming and events that will continue to be part of Free Minds going forward, making our community that much stronger. Our reentry book club and writing workshop (called “The Build Up” because prison tears you down and this safe space builds up confidence and new possibilities) has continued nonstop on a virtual platform. Over 65 formerly incarcerated members gather weekly to read together, discuss books, write, reflect, and, most of all, build fellowship and bonds of friendship.

Reentry member Zach spoke about what it meant to him to share his poetry with fellow Free Minds members and our amazing community volunteers: “Never in my life have I ever felt like a person or people would be so interested in my writing. If it weren't for FREE MINDS, I may have never known.” 

We’re only as strong as our staff and our members, and our strength shows in everything we are able to accomplish together. Read on to see more about what Free Minds has been up to in the past few months!

Books and Belonging

At our weekly “Build Up” book club sessions, members have read and discussed excerpts from My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption by Ian Manuel, Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice by Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five, Eye of the Hurricane: My Path from Darkness to Freedom by Dr. Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, and Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall. In addition to the books, members asked to read and discuss personal essays from incarcerated and formerly incarcerated contributors to our magazine, The Free Minds Connect. These essays have sparked robust and therapeutic dialogue.

Members have also given the gift of books and belonging to others. In partnership with fellow nonprofit Life Pieces to Masterpieces, a team of Free Minds members have been leading a very successful book club eagerly attended by 22 middle school students. This program is designed and led by Free Minds member Shannon, our Advocacy and Leadership Development Specialist.

Bringing Stories to Life

This summer our members channeled their inner Denzel Washington and became thespians! In collaboration with The Theatre Lab, Free Minds has been able to offer a select group of reentry members participation in the Life Stories program. The Theatre Lab's Life Stories® program teaches people from vulnerable populations to create original dramatic works using their own life experiences. Since launching the program in 2000, the Theatre Lab has brought life-transforming opportunities for creative self-expression to more than 2,500 youth and adults from age 3 to 100+.

Free Minds members enrolled in a 12-week remote class with Theatre Lab facilitators, giving formerly incarcerated men an outlet to tell their own stories. Throughout the course, members have partnered up and roleplayed through different situations, as well as learned different storytelling techniques as the course developed. Members have created and filmed scenes and monologues touching on issues such as co-parenting, mentoring, education, and communicating with loved ones through the barriers of prison. The program will culminate in a final video presentation open to other members and staff. Shannon, our Leadership and Advocacy Development Specialist (and Free Minds member), said about the workshop: “The Theatre Lab class has been a creative experience that challenges you to think and dream. I believe this opportunity provided me the chance to discover and create different characters. This pandemic has changed how things are normally done but this remote class has still shown me that dedication to a craft with great teaching can lead to the ultimate happy ending.”

Success in School or on the Job

During the past quarter, 23 Free Minds members participated in our online job readiness and personal skill building workshops, learning essential social and work skills and building their resumes—in preparation for applying for and maintaining stable careers. Our reentry team led online sessions for recently released members on topics such as time management, workplace etiquette, resume prep, job interviews (particularly with a criminal record), digital literacy, goal setting, and building social capital. 

Special shout outs this month to Davonta who graduated from high school, Delonte who started his own driving company, Jameon who began working at the DC Reentry Action Network, and Deangelo who earned a promotion as a manager at a large moving company.

Summer (Reunited!) in the Park 

On a sunny Saturday in July, the Free Minds Family gathered at Anacostia Park for one of our first in-person events since the beginning of the pandemic: a “Summer in the Park” barbecue! Members and their families stopped by for great company, good food, a chance to have pictures taken by professional photographers, and of course, a stack of books! We look forward to finding more ways to safely and effectively resume in-person activities along with our successful virtual programming. 

We couldn’t do it without our exceptional interns. This summer we were joined by: Kayvon, our high school intern with us through our partnership with DC’s Children and Family Services employment program for youth in foster care, Sofia, our Prison Book Club intern, Caitlin, our advocacy intern, and Prishnee, our Reentry Book Club intern. A recent graduate of the University of Georgia double majoring in Criminal Justice and Psychology, Prishnee has stated about her experience this summer: “It has been so fulfilling supporting the reentry team in all the amazing work that they do with returning citizens. Criminal justice reform is something that I have been dedicated to for the past two years now, and knowing that I am able to contribute to positive change through Free Minds means so much to me. The community and support that Free Minds gives to its members is life changing. I feel so grateful to be able to hear our members’ stories and witness their journeys.” We feel so proud knowing that our alumni of incredible interns are carrying the experiences they’ve had at Free Minds out into the world and making an impact in a powerful way.

Brandon with his son at our summer BBQ
Brandon with his son at our summer BBQ
Picking out books at the Summer in the Park BBQ
Picking out books at the Summer in the Park BBQ
FM Poet Ambassadors lead a book club with youth
FM Poet Ambassadors lead a book club with youth
Davonta and Shannon at Davonta's graduation
Davonta and Shannon at Davonta's graduation

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Craig with Congresswoman Sewell
Craig with Congresswoman Sewell

Happy Spring from the  Free Minds Family! As we welcome the warmth of the new season, so do we welcome all of the new changes and achievements of our members that have returned home. Our programming is still primarily virtual (shout-out to the hundreds of virtual attendees at our monthly Write Nights!). Though this has not stopped our advocacy and outreach efforts one bit, the national vaccination campaign makes us eager and hopeful to work alongside our members sometime soon!

More members come home every day to the strong and supportive community Free Minds has built, ready to give back and change the world for the better. Thank you for your part in this transformation -- we couldn’t do it without you!

Welcome new Congressman John Lewis Fellows

Jameon, who completed our Fall/Winter Congressman John Lewis Fellowship in February, set a high bar for future fellows. He led our adaptation to virtual programming for On the Same Page, our racial equity education and peacemaking outreach program. Due to the increase in requests for our On The Same Page programs, in March, co-fellows Craig and Jordan were selected to meet the high demand! Both fellows have jumped enthusiastically into their role, sharing their lived experiences of transformation through arts-based programming with youth groups, churches, workplaces, and community-based organizations. Craig shared, “I love helping people and being a Congressman John Lewis Fellow allows me to be a part of changing the prison system that hurts so many people.”

Co-Fellows Craig and Jordan are also leaders in our peer support training program, and in our COVID Writers Collective, a group that sends resources and supportive messages to their fellow members who are still incarcerated. Craig and Jordan are also powerful changemakers serving on our advocacy team calling for the end of solitary confinement at the DC Jail, greater funding for mental health services instead of police, more opportunities and resources for system-impacted youth, and posthumous pardons for the Martinsville 7 (7 African American men executed by the state of Virginia). 

Staying Safe, Staying Supported 

Our weekly Reentry Book Club has been virtual throughout the pandemic, and remains so until it is safe for us to gather in person again. We have maintained our mutually supportive and growing community fostered by our wonderful Reentry Coaches. We have continued to read and discuss together, including selections from Jesmyn Ward’s Men We Reaped and Asha Bandele’s The Prisoner’s Wife. Additionally, we have had various presentations about topics relevant to our members including COVID-19 vaccine information and  new reentry legislation at the local and federal levels. 

In March, the Reentry Book Club welcomed a visit from Congresswoman Terri Sewell, a good friend of Free Minds who came to speak about COVID-19 vaccine hesitation and equity. Congresswoman Sewell gave a warm acknowledgement to our new John Lewis co-fellows, citing Lewis’ quote: “We have to make good trouble, sometimes that trouble means you have to stand up and stand alone.” In her presentation, she not only took the time to answer our members questions about vaccine development and distribution, but she also was sure to remind us that “COVID-19 has laid bare the systemic disinvestment in communities of color. 13% of the American population, but 26% of COVID cases have been Black people.” We feel so supported by Congresswoman Sewell and her staff fighting for racial justice at the federal level. A big thank you to all the community members who share their knowledge and expertise with us!

Making Local Change with the Martinsville 7 Campaign

A team of Free Minds Members has been working diligently on an advocacy campaign to push the Governor of Virginia to pardon the “Martinsville 7.” Members meet monthly to discuss advocacy strategies; in the past few months, they have led a call-a-thon to the Governor’s office to make him aware of the issue, initiated a social media campaign to commemorate each of the Martinsville 7’s birthdays, and have published opinion pieces linking their personal injustices with the criminal justice system to historic injustices that occurred in Virginia in 1951. Read some of their work at the links below!

Building Self to Build Others

In addition to our weekly Reentry Book Club, our coaches have helped members along in a number of programs to aid them on their reentry journey. 

On Friday, April 2nd, we had the opportunity to celebrate the graduation of three of our reentry members from the DC government Pathways Program! Pathways is a holistic transitional employment program that aims to decrease members’ involvement with the criminal justice system and help participants meet their life and career goals. Pathways participants meet every day in a classroom setting for 9 weeks focusing on job and life skills. After graduation, Pathways supports members with a 6 month subsidized experience in their transition to their job placement, and beyond that, the program offers long-term support to ensure job retention and success. Congratulations to our Pathways graduates.

For more good news, 15 participants recently graduated from our in-house Credit Builders program! This program exists for returning citizens with no credit that would like to establish it. Participants meet every month, and work to establish credit on an unsecured credit card that is made secure upon graduation. All of our graduates now have a credit score of 700 or better - kudos to their hard work! 

Last but not least, Reentry Book Club members have been participating in a 12-week peer support certification program specifically designed for Free Minds. In these sessions, members have discussed how to respond to triggers, shared their personal journeys of post-traumatic growth, and learned about emotional intelligence and social capital. Each week, members implement their new skills through “peer support check-ins,” where they call a fellow reentry member to ask how they are doing.

As always, your generosity makes our work possible, and your investment is realized tenfold in our members and the leadership they take on in our community. We continue to “spring forward” here at Free Minds, and we love sharing our joys and successes along the way!

Jordan, new Congressman John Lewis Co-Fellow
Jordan, new Congressman John Lewis Co-Fellow
Lamarzs picking up a laptop for virtual programs
Lamarzs picking up a laptop for virtual programs
Marcus after getting his COVID-19 vaccine
Marcus after getting his COVID-19 vaccine
Martinsville 7 Campaign
Martinsville 7 Campaign
Zoom meetings with Free Minds members
Zoom meetings with Free Minds members

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