#GOPHandsOffMe

As parents fighting for liberation, we have a lot at stake with this election. Our children's futures are on the line. Calling on all parents to rise up and demand #GOPhandsoffme and our children! https://www.facebook.com/trinabruin/posts/10106108764134526

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#FreeBresha and the Bail System

A must read by Movement Maker Eesha Pandit, featuring interviews with fellow Movement Makers Joanne Smith of Girls for Gender Equity and Trina Greene Brown of Parenting For Liberation, about the injustices of the of the criminal system and policies-- and the impact on victims of violence, including young girls like #Bresha Meadows. http://www.salon.com/2016/10/16/how-our-broken-bail-system-punishes-domestic-abuse-survivors-and-empowers-abusers/

Cecilia Caballero of Chicana M(other)work

During our discussion with Cecilia Caballero of Chicana M(other)work, we explore: 1. being a parent in academia and the organizing taking place on campuses throughout Los Angeles and Chicana M(other)work 2. anti-blackness in brown communities including personal experiences with colorism and internalized oppression 3. the victim blaming of local state-violence victim Jesse Romero (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2016/08/10/boyle-heights-deadly-officer-involved-shooting/) 4. … Continue reading Cecilia Caballero of Chicana M(other)work

Kitchen Convos with Kids (cooking up discussions about racism and stereotypes)

I've heard many parents ask, how do I talk to my kids about racism--well sometimes it isn't the parents leading the discussion. In this candid convos with my kid while cooking dinner, my step daughter and I were just talking as usual--she calls it "History 101" learning about "Racism" and "Stereotypes" and the discussion turned … Continue reading Kitchen Convos with Kids (cooking up discussions about racism and stereotypes)

“Mommy, are you gonna get shot by the police?”

These Parents Opened Up About The Reality Of Raising Black Children In The U.S.   The recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile have heightened black Americans’ fears and concerns about police brutality. We interviewed three parents raising black children about how they are teaching their kids to navigate life. Click Below to Watch the … Continue reading “Mommy, are you gonna get shot by the police?”