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Freedom School

LSS Imhotep Freedom School

Freedom School

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) is launching the LSS Imhotep Freedom School© in North Minneapolis this summer through a partnership with Children's Defense Fund (CDF). Children will have the opportunity to participate in free summer programming that builds academic skills through high-quality STEM education and summer reading activities. We have many exciting opportunities available within our school. From registering your child in Freedom School © programming to applying for one of our summer job postings, there are many ways to join the Freedom School © movement! 

Learn more about Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools ©



Sixty LSS Imhotep Freedom School © scholars will receive a free, six-week summer program that includes all meals and transportation.

  • Children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade are eligible.
  • Parents are asked to attend one parent orientation and six weekly parent empowerment nights while Freedom School © is in session.
  • To register your child for the LSS Imhotep Freedom School ©, please complete the 2021 Child Enrollment Form/ 2021 Formulario de Inscripción and email it to freedomschool@lssmn.org.
  • The safety of our scholars and staff is our top priority. We are working on a COVID-19 safety plan and handbook that will be uploaded to this site. Please check back frequently.

Official Program Dates:

July 12 - August 20, 2021


Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Christ River of Life Church

2200 Freemont Avenue North

Minneapolis, MN 55411

If you have any questions about registration, please email Sophia Wilson at freedomschool@lssmn.org or call 612.368.6264.

Summer Jobs 

We are seeking three Servant Leader Interns to assist with the LSS Imhotep Freedom School ©. Please apply through the link below. The 2021 SLI Application must be filled out and brought with you to the interview. 


Servant Leader Intern (3)

The Freedom School © Servant Leader Intern position is designed for college-age young adults and recent college graduates to play a key role in the CDF Freedom School © program. 

If selected, you must be available March through May for part-time training and July 12 through August 20 for full-time work.  Applications are due by March 20, 2021 to be considered.

View a full Servant Leader Intern description and apply