Alisha and Maurice

Maurice’s Story

“Free Minds keeps me focused on doing better and giving back to the young people who are now where I once was.”—Maurice, age 23

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Anthony reading at GMU

Looking Through a Window from Prison

Free Minds had the privilege of participating in a collaborative photography project called Windows from Prison, directed by photographer Mark Strandquist. In April, several of the Free Minds Poet Ambassadors visited George Mason University for a poetry reading as part of the Windows from Prison Project public exhibition.Read More

UDC Panelists Sherman and Alisha

“A Wonderfully Moving Experience”

In April, the Free Minds Outreach Team took the On the Same Page program to the University of DC David A. Clarke School of Law. Read More

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“I loved going to the book club, I didn’t have to be tough and aggressive, I could just be me…that helped me to embrace who I am and accept it.”

– Jonas, Age 23