Our City, Our Voices

By Jess Lawson, Communications and Outreach Coordinator

This June, Free Minds had the great pleasure of participating in a collaborative music and poetry event as part of the Our City Festival, celebrating DC through the arts.Read More

Free Minds Wins Aspen Ideas Award to Take Write Night National

The Aspen Institute honored Free Minds with the $25,000 Aspen Ideas Award to replicate our poetry program connecting individuals with outside community members nation-wide.

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Expressive Poetry Network Launched with Pongo Teen Writing

We were honored to host Richard Gold, founder and director of the Pongo Teen Writing Project, for a series of events aimed at sharing techniques for reaching traumatized youth through therapeutic writing.Read More

You’re Invited! Our Voices Musical Performance

Our City Festival
Our Voices (Live Performance)
Curated By: Chris Ousley & Free Minds
Date: June 7, 2015
Time: 3-5 pm
Location: Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library’s Great Hall (901 G St NW, Washington, DC 20001)
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Do More 24 on Thursday, June 4

Make your gift count. Support Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop on Thursday for Do More 24, a special day of giving. This year, we are raising money to help fund our long-distance Book Club. Help us raise $4800 on Thursday to fund a year’s worth of book club selections for 100 Free Minds members in federal prison. Donate here.