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“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
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
This Black History Month theme we’ve been reflecting on the many ways of “Raising Black Futures”. In the latest podcast episode, Trina chats with Ashley Aaron, Director of Community Arts at Museum of Children’s Art, about how we can empower our children to be their most liberated selves through art and creative-expression. Ashley curated a … Continue reading Raising & Reading Black Futures
P4L is looking for our next Education Coordinator… is it you?
P4L is holding space to hear your stories and experiences as Black parents. But beyond listening, we want to source solutions from within our community from some of the most resourceful people – Black Parents – YOU! So join us every 1st Sunday 7pm PT for Story Circles where you can share some of the … Continue reading Black Parent Listening Sessions 2022
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
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
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