Erin Gruwell

Erin Gruwell

Erin Gruwell is an American teacher known for her unique teaching method, which led to the publication of 'The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them' . The 2007 film 'Freedom Writers' is based on her inspirational story. Wikipedia*

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Erin Gruwell has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1997 - Present Founder and President, Freedom Writers Foundation Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Bay Path College Commencement

    Bay Path College Commencement

    Erin Gruwell delivered the commencement address at Bay Path College. She gained fame from her work with the extremely…

  • <em>Teach With Your Heart</em>

    Teach With Your Heart

    Erin Gruwell talked about her book, Teach with Your Heart: Lessons I Learned from the Freedom Writers, published by…

  • <em>The Freedom Writers Diary</em>

    The Freedom Writers Diary

    Ms. Gruwell and her students talked about their book The Freedom Writers Diary. The book is a collection of diary entries…

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