I Believe In Freewill

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Project Freewill was founded in 2019 & is a fully incorporated nonprofit located in an historic baptist church from 1837 in New Portland, Maine.

 

Our mission is to amplify the voices of underground artists in Maine & to unite our community through art & activism. 

With your help & donations, we are currently repairing & renovating the building. We plan to reopen Summer 2022 with a range of events showcasing the work of underground artists, poets, activists & musicians. Until then, check out our Podcast & Radio Shows.

We help artists from falling through the cracks by getting their works to the world, & by giving them a chance to speak out & speak loud. 

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A PF collaboration funded by the     Sonic Visions Grant    

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New Episodes of the 

Project Freewill Podcast

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click here to listen

Renovations @ Freewill

Thanks to a generous donation from the PMG Foundation & the hard work of our volunteer handyman, we just installed a wood stove.

Next up, insulating the attic so we can continue building repairs and renovations. 

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Solving the problems of Reentry & Recovery in Maine 

Project Freewill is part of a community coalition of recovery specialists, abolitionists, educators, health care workers, prisoner advocacy groups & law enforcement working together to try to help previously incarcerated individuals reenter society. We are currently attending meetings to learn how to serve as a resource hub for reentry & recovery in rural western Maine. 

We're also brainstorming with local groups on how to create a much needed homeless shelter in our area, and on ways to end the stigma around incarceration & addiction.

Please email us at savefreewill@gmail.com if you'd like more info or want to help

AND... Our Prison Outreach Music Program is underway. We just finished our volunteer training to teach music to residents at the Women's Reentry Center in Windham, Maine. Read more about our programming here...

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                              Our Wishlist:

  • Fix the ceiling in order to reopen to the public as a venue and community arts space

  • Fund our ongoing programming, all of which currently is volunteer run and operated, including the Project Freewill Prison Project, where we'll bring music instruction and instruments to the Women's Facility in Windham Maine.

                  Thank you for your support

So far with your help, we've fixed a massive hole in the roof & set up a basic  recording studio where we've been doing safely distanced interviews, radio segments, & musical collaborations.

We're halfway there. Please email us if you want to volunteer your labor or have any good leads on building materials or instrument donations 

savefreewill@gmail.com

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Musician Steve Camden at PF RiverFest 2018 photo by Alex Nelson

Founder of Project Freewill Clay Camero & her song, Freewill