Guest Blogger and Free Minds Volunteer Amanda Brown Reflects on Food and Community

Close your eyes as tightly as you can. Clear your mind of the busyness and worries of the day. Now bring to the forefront of your mind your favorite memories. Take a deep breath. Let the oxygen fill your lungs, and you are lost in those happy times. You see familiar faces, hear laughter, and … Continue reading

Treat Us to Dinner!

Each Free Minds evening opens with students and their children sharing a community meal. It’s a chance for everyone to transition from the day’s demands and start the conversation in an informal environment. The meal gives children an opportunity to spend time with their parents in a classroom setting and allows students to bond before … Continue reading