Thirteen years ago, two journalists, one who had become pen pals with a prisoner on death row, created a book club called Free Minds in a D.C. jail. Today, about 940 juvenile prisoners have participated, and Free Minds has expanded outside of the jail, too, so members can continue to support one another through written word after release.
By Rebekah L. Stratton
February 27, 2015d.c. | free minds | Freedom | incarceration | jail | poem | poetry | Prison | Prison Fellowship | Reentry | writing