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Will’s Story

“Being a better man makes me a better father…I don’t want to let him down. I want to show him what I think a father is—someone who you can trust, someone who is there for you. I’m always going to be there.”

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Tara Libert of the Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop speaks at the 2015 Library of Congress Literacy Awards, October 27, 2015. Photo by Shawn Miller.

Free Minds Wins Library of Congress Best Practices Award

On October 27th, Executive Director Tara Libert accepted the “Best Practices in Literacy” Award from the Library of Congress, and joined other honored literacy organizations from around the world at the 2015 Literacy Awards ceremony.

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Free Minds Launches “The Untold Story of the Real Me” with Poetry, Music, and Tears

“Free Minds, just with books, poetry, and expressing myself, they saved my life. Not from harm or death, but from giving up.” – Andre

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“The books you send show me another world and make me look forward to living a good life when I come home. You changed my way of thinking.”

– DeAngelo, Age 23