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Free Minds Graduates Fifth Class of Adults on May 23

The fifth class of the Humanities Institute's Free Minds Project, the only program in the state that helps adults living on low-to-moderate incomes jumpstart their college education by offering college-level coursework in the humanities at no cost, will graduate this May.

Adults break through financial and social barriers to pursue intellectual life in Humanities Institute program

Adults break through financial and social barriers to pursue intellectual life in Humanities Institute program

When she lost her job in a company downsizing, Marissa Flores Machado had no idea what was next. She didn't expect to find herself spending two evenings a week seated around a table discussing Socrates, Shakespeare and Frederick Douglass.

Second Class of “Free Minds” Graduates This May; Program Offers Humanities Course to Low-Income Adults

The second class of the Humanities Institute's Free Minds Project will graduate this May. The only program of its kind in the state of Texas, the Free Minds Project offers a college-level course in the humanities to adults living on low to moderate incomes.