Happy New Year! Today, on the seventh and final day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Imani (Faith) which is to believe with all our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, & the righteousness & victory of our struggle. Today’s reflection on Imani comes from our Healing Coordinator, Xan. “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence … Continue reading Imani
Habari Gani? Kuumba! Today, on the sixth day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Kuumba (Creativity) which is to do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful &beneficial than we inherited it. Falling on December 31, New Year's Eve, it is a time to celebrate! Today is the Karamu … Continue reading Kuumba
Habari Gani? Nia! Today, on the fifth day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Nia (Purpose) which is to make our collective vocation the building & developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness. Today’s reflection and activity comes from our Healing Justice Coordinator, Xan West. "Your purpose is the way the universe is expressed in … Continue reading Nia
Habari Gani? Ujima! Today, on the third day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Ujima (Collective Work & Responsibility) which is to build & maintain our community together & make our brothers' & sisters' problems our problems, and to solve them together. When Wakanda was under attack and Namor flooded the city, the community came together to help one another. … Continue reading Ujima
Habari Gani? Kujichagulia! Today, on the second day of Kwanzaa we celebrate Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) which is to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, & speak for ourselves. In Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda tells Shuri to remember who she is! Kujichagulia is an opportunity to get in touch with what makes us who we are. Today’s reflection on Kujichagulia … Continue reading Kujichagulia
Happy Kwanzaa fam! Today, on the first day of Kwanzaa we celebrate Umoja or Unity which is about striving for and maintaining unity in the family, the community, the nation, and people. Today’s reflection comes from Operations Team Lead, Kimberly Renée Williams. The most powerful tool for Unity in my (given and chosen!) family, has been sitting down … Continue reading Umoja!
Dear Community, We'd love to hear your thoughts and feedback about the event(s) / program(s) you attended so that we can continue to deliver meaningful programming for families. Your responses to these questions help us better understand who we are serving, and for whom our content is most resonating. Complete the survey linked below to … Continue reading End of Year Survey
Parenting for Liberation welcomes our inaugural cohort of the Black Parent Innovation Lab! Eight Black parents from California will be joining P4L for a 6-month journey into learning, experimentation, and solution-making.
Join Parenting for Liberation in Celebrating Black Queer Parents! Too often queerness and Blackness are twisted and disfigured to appear disconnected from each other, but we know queerness is woven seamlessly and beautifully into Blackness. We existed before we were brought here, we are here now, and there are queer Black people in the future! This … Continue reading Parents Day 2022