WE CAN BE THE CHANGE: Working to End Violence in Our City

Please join us on February 18 for a poetry reading and community dialogue, featuring Free Minds Poet Ambassadors, Leon Harris of ABC News, and other special guests! Space is limited, so get your ticket today!
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Giving Tuesday

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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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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“My Story” by Sergio

“From then on, whenever the cell doors closed for the night, I’d start writing. And the crazy thing was, I was in jail, but when I was writing, I felt safer than I ever felt at home.”

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