Photos and Intro from Pleasure and Parenting event with Dani McClain and adrienne maree brown

It was an honor to hold space for the beautiful gathering of over 100 folks in a the lavender garden to listen to a collective of Black women speak to our rights to pleasure in parenting. First, it was great to welcome to Dani and adrienne, who have traveled from Cincinnati and Detroit, respectively, to … Continue reading Photos and Intro from Pleasure and Parenting event with Dani McClain and adrienne maree brown

Chicana Motherwork Anthology

Trina Greene Brown, Parenting for Liberation Founder and Executive Director, wrote a piece for the newly released Chicana Motherwork Anthology. This anthology is a call to action for justice. Contributions are both theoretical and epistemological, and they offer an understanding of motherwork through Chicana and Women of Color experiences. Here's a video of Trina reading … Continue reading Chicana Motherwork Anthology

Courageous Caregiving

April 20, 2019: Black Love Convergence will explore how Black Love shapes our friendships, families, partnerships, communities, social justice movements, parenting, loving outside of the African diaspora, and our ability to strengthen alternatives to capitalism, patriarchy and white supremacy. Parenting for Liberation will hold space for conversations on Courageous Caregiving for Black Liberation in partnership with Dani … Continue reading Courageous Caregiving

Episode 25: Interview with Baby Crazy: Raising Liberated Children

In this podcast, Trina was interviewed by Baby Crazy podcast, where she discussed how can parents raise activist kids? We talked about how to help your kids see the value in activism, how to talk to your kids about social justice, and how to discuss race differences. Visit Baby Crazy show notes here: https://redcupagency.com/portfolio-item/raising-activist-kids-with-trina-greene-brown/ A … Continue reading Episode 25: Interview with Baby Crazy: Raising Liberated Children

Black Joy Experience Album with Johnaé Strong

This podcast is a great follow up to our last podcast which discussed healing justice, as we talk with Johnaé Strong--a black mommy of two: 6 yo Akeim and 2 yo Jari, educator and organizer dedicated to healing and liberation for all black people--about the Black Joy Experience album that was released by BYP100 in summer … Continue reading Black Joy Experience Album with Johnaé Strong

Tarana Burke Talks About How to Support Survivors—When They’re Your Kids

Our friend, Dani McClain, interviewed #metoo movement founder, Tarana Burke about how to support survivors when they are your own children. Continue here to read the full interview between Dani McClain and Tarana Burke, as she shares the shift she made in talking to her daughter about sexual violence and what was possible with that … Continue reading Tarana Burke Talks About How to Support Survivors—When They’re Your Kids

It Takes a Village: How to Build A Black Community with Malesha Taylor

We had the beautiful opportunity to speak with Malesha Taylor, a classically trained opera singer, and mother of three residing in San Diego, a suburban community in Southern California about how to build a community in the suburbs and instill cultural pride in her children. During our discussion, Malesha reflected on the trauma of her own … Continue reading It Takes a Village: How to Build A Black Community with Malesha Taylor

Mia Birdsong: Shifting the Narratives of Black Families

Parenting for Liberation had the privilege of interviewing Mia Birdsong a powerhouse Mama-activist doing big things to shift the stories being told about Black families! During our interview with the Mia Birdsong, Co-Founder/Director of Family Story, we discussed the limitations and false narratives that exist about the make up of the Black family such as: … Continue reading Mia Birdsong: Shifting the Narratives of Black Families

Black Family Conference

On September 16, Parenting for Liberation attended the 5th Annual Black Family Conference, hosted by Awaken the Greatness Foundation. According to their website, The annual Black Family Conferences' purpose is to: create synergy between families, local businesses, key influencers and service providers through an educational and entertaining platform. At the conference, children were provided free … Continue reading Black Family Conference