“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

Celebrating our Free Minds Apprentices

Two Free Minds Reentry Support members (former Book Club members who are now home from prison), Anthony and Delonte, have just completed the Free Minds Job Readiness Apprenticeship. Read More

“Show Me a Better Way”

On March 31, Free Minds and the PEN/Faulkner Foundation hosted the second annual poetry reading and community dialogue at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in DC. The house was packed with community members, friends of both organizations, family members of the Free Minds members and other panelists, and the youth of Project Create.

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Hill Harper Visits Book Club

In November, author, activist, and actor (CSI and Covert Affairs) Hill Harper visited the juvenile unit at the DC Jail to talk with Book Club members about his most recent book, Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones. The Book Club members have read several of Harper’s other books, including The Wealth Cure and The Conversation. They challenged him on writing a self-help book for inmates when he has never been incarcerated.

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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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