Erin Gruwell: 2008

Erin Gruwell currently serves as President of the Freedom Writers Foundation, a non-profit organization, striving to positively impact communities by decreasing high school drop out rates through the replication and enhancement of the Freedom Writer Method. Erin’s student journals and her narrative text is collected and published in the Freedom Writers Diary – How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves & the World Around Them.

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