Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop

In collaboration with Eastern’s phenomenal English teacher, Ms. Felicia Jordan, representatives from the Free Minds Book Club came and spoke to Ms. Jordan’s 3rd and 5th period English classes.  The experience was powerful, meaningful, and moving.  As stated on their website,

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Free Minds uses books, creative writing, and peer support to awaken DC youth incarcerated as adults to their own potential.  Through creative expression, job readiness training, and violence prevention outreach, these young poets achieve their education and career goals, and become powerful voices for change in the community.

Free Minds Book Club member talking with Eastern students.

Free Minds Book Club members talking with Eastern students.

Free Minds Club members speaking with Eastern students.

Free Minds Book Club members speaking with Eastern students.

If you would like to learn more about the program, check it out!

http://freemindsbookclub.org

 

 

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