Alumni Visit Free Minds Class

By the end of the first month of classes, students had already turned in their first essay and read Toni Morrison’s “Recitatif” and selections from The Epic of Gilgamesh. It was the perfect moment for a visit from Free Minds alumni to calm students’ anxieties and cheer them on for the year ahead. On September … Continue reading

Free Minds Partners with the Austin Can! Academy

If you come to visit a Free Minds class this year, you’ll find us set up on Rosewood Avenue at the Austin Can! Academy. Austin Can! has opened its doors to Free Minds, offering us a seminar space for our adult class as well as a classroom and outdoor space for the Camp Fire USA … Continue reading

Free Minds Welcomes Class of 2011

After months of recruitment and interviews, we are thrilled to welcome the class of 2011! This year Free Minds enrolled eighteen women and two men whose ages span four decades. The class includes city and state employees, a former ski instructor, students from Sweden, Belize, and Mexico, writers and artists, mothers and great-grandmothers. We are … Continue reading