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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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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“The books you send show me another world and make me look forward to living a good life when I come home. You changed my way of thinking.”

– DeAngelo, Age 23