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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Poetry from Prison: #10000JournalsForHope

Watch this video by Sojourners Magazine about Free Minds member Rafael whose poem “Peace” is in our literary journal, The Untold Story of the Real Me: Young Voices from Prison. Read More

Share the Untold Story of Incarcerated Youth

Our Oct. 17th launch party sold out, but you can still help us share the voices of incarcerated youth, and hear some of those voices in person yourselves!Read More

The Untold Story: Young Voices from Prison

Join us on Saturday, October 17th, for a very special event celebrating the launch of our newest literary journal, The Untold Story of the Real Me: Young Voices from Prison. Purchase tickets or donate books to youths in need!

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