“When trauma is shared: How to heal together”

Trina joins Next Question with Katie Couric and shares the importance of Parenting for Liberation in this moment of multiple pandemics of COVID-19 and racial violence, and how Black families can return to healing through community and ancestral ways towards wholeness and liberation. "It has been a brutal year. Not only for the loss, heartache … Continue reading “When trauma is shared: How to heal together”

On Writing

โ€œ๐•€๐•— ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•–๐•ฃ๐•–'๐•ค ๐•’ ๐•“๐• ๐• ๐•œ ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•’๐•ฅ ๐•ช๐• ๐•ฆ ๐•จ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ ๐•ฅ๐•  ๐•ฃ๐•–๐•’๐••, ๐•“๐•ฆ๐•ฅ ๐•š๐•ฅ ๐•™๐•’๐•ค๐•Ÿ'๐•ฅ ๐•“๐•–๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•จ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ฅ๐•ฅ๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•ช๐•–๐•ฅ, ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•ช๐• ๐•ฆ ๐•ž๐•ฆ๐•ค๐•ฅ ๐•จ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ฅ๐•– ๐•š๐•ฅ.โ€โ€• ๐•‹๐• ๐•Ÿ๐•š ๐•„๐• ๐•ฃ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ค๐• ๐•Ÿ It's been exactly one week since ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป: ๐—” ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป has been out in the world! We are thrilled and moved to know that so many Black parents, … Continue reading On Writing

“No More Police”

In this moment of mass uprising, where people all over the country & globe are demanding justice & dignity for black lives which necessitates the end of the police & police state, we are reminded and keep coming back to a conversation with Cecilia Caballero (@ceciliacaballerophd) of Chicana M(other)work (@chicanamotherwork) from 2016. Cecilia shares her experience in processing … Continue reading “No More Police”

Episode 32: Black Maternal Health with Melissa Franklin & Brandi Sims

Black Maternal Health  https://soundcloud.com/parentingforliberation/episode-32-black-maternal-health-with-melissa-franklin-brandi-simms/s-uE3h5 In this episode, Parenting for Liberation spoke with two powerful Black women--Melissa Franklin, a Pritkzer Fellow, and Brandi Sims, a doula and Program Officer--working on the frontlines with First 5 LA to partner with DPH and lead L.A. Countyโ€™s collaborative effort to reduce the Black infant and maternal mortality gap. They … Continue reading Episode 32: Black Maternal Health with Melissa Franklin & Brandi Sims

Podcast Episode: From Homeschooling to WorldSchooling! Interview with Natalie Pipkin of Black World Schoolers

https://open.spotify.com/episode/27nHjWOC4OS4fk1PUQrtY5?si=pJTDVGEbTbyj00tzt3qswA In this episode with Natalie Pipkin, founder of Black World Schoolers, she told the stories behind the research data that shows that African Americans are increasingly pulling their Black children out of schools and deciding to homeschool for a variety of reasons. Natalie shares her own personal experience with racism as a school age … Continue reading Podcast Episode: From Homeschooling to WorldSchooling! Interview with Natalie Pipkin of Black World Schoolers

Podcast Episode! PACT Camp: I presented a workshop on white privilege for adoptive parents of black children!

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0t5FKou4N3x0rPhJxNtwlc?si=TEaYyXaCRw-9McUoK-4WNA I was invited to speak at PACT family camp by Malaika Parker, an African American adoptive parent, who works to support the adoptive parents of color who are connected with Pact, An Adoption Alliance. While I was excited to support the nearly 150 Black children who attend the camp, when I found out that … Continue reading Podcast Episode! PACT Camp: I presented a workshop on white privilege for adoptive parents of black children!

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

https://youtu.be/ik8lhQVT1II 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, … Continue reading Podcasts & Photos from Pleasure and Parenting event with Dani McClain and adrienne maree brown

Episode 28: “Black Mama Day Bail Out” Tiara Moore

https://soundcloud.com/parentingforliberation/episode-28-mamas-day-bailout-with-tiara-moore In honor of Mamaโ€™s Day, and to raise awareness of the Black Mama Bailout initiative, Parenting for Liberation spoke with Tiara Moore and mother of 5, an activist, and mama who was bailed out by the Black Mama Day Bailout initiative. In our conversation, Tiara reflects on her experience with the criminal INjustice system, … Continue reading Episode 28: “Black Mama Day Bail Out” Tiara Moore

Episode 26: Black + Muslim: Dealing with AntiBlackness + Islamophobia with Ida McRae

On this podcast we connect with Ida McRae who identifies as a Black Muslim woman and parent ย on what it means to be Black and Muslim. With the heightened violence against Muslim communities from the New Zealand attack in Christchurch that left over 50 dead and 50 more injured and with the increased repressive policies … Continue reading Episode 26: Black + Muslim: Dealing with AntiBlackness + Islamophobia with Ida McRae

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