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Black Mama Magic

“In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own.” Alice Walker In honor of Black motherhood, Parenting for Liberation is celebrating our 3rd annual Black Mama Magic event! This year we are bringing Black Mamas in Los Angeles together for an intimate outdoor gathering centering the connection between motherhood and mother nature. Through connecting with plants and the … Continue reading Black Mama Magic

Listening Sessions

As part of our 2022 goals to Listen & Amplify Parent Voices, our Community Organizer, jay brissette, has been holding space virtually for the last two months for Black parents and caregivers to connect, share experiences, and participate in solution-making. Black parents have raised valid concerns and challenges around their own fatigue and exhaustion, barriers in access to … Continue reading Listening Sessions

IMANI

Habari Gani? Imani! 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. Join Xan in an affirmation or prayer … Continue reading IMANI

KUUMBA

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.  This sixth day is one of the most lively and festive of the holiday. Falling … Continue reading KUUMBA

NIA

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 Operations Coordinator, Aila.  Nia is all about purpose. And in this activity, you … Continue reading NIA