Incarcerated youths writing new chapters in their lives.

Empowering incarcerated youths to write new chapters in their lives.

Free Minds uses the transformative tools of books, writing, and peacebuilding to create a community of support, assisting incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youths and adults to achieve their education, career, and life goals, write new chapters in their lives, and become powerful voices for change.

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Jail Book Club Coordinator & Co-facilitator We are seeking an avid reader and writer with excellent facilitation skills to provide essential support for our Jail Book Club program. This includes…

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Featured Poem

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Melissa Perez. Say her name!
Daniel Garcia. Say his name!

Come on America, how many more loved ones must we lose to the sound a gun makes?
How much more can one society take?

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Free Minds Book Club Students

Our Impact in 2023

1404

MEMBERS SERVED

97%

EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION PLACEMENT RATE

1130

POEMS WRITTEN

2%

Recidivism rate