"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 natural … 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
P4L is looking for our next Education Coordinator… is it you?
We are thrilled to introduce our newest team members - jay, Summer & Xan! 🎉🎉🎉 jay, Summer & Xan all bring a deep commitment to protecting and advocating for Black children and families. Please join us in welcoming them to our community, and learn more about them by visiting our team page. From organizing to … Continue reading Meet our growing Team!
As our team continues to grow, we are being intentional about how we build connection, how we share and collaborate across programming areas, and overall how we co-create a liberatory approach to our work. Our team retreat in San Diego was an opportunity to practice being together (both in-person and virtually) and a time to plan and … Continue reading Team Retreat Reflections 2021
Join us on August 7th in San Francisco at Cafe Alma for a free community and book signing event centering Black parents in healing and wholeness! Come for a dynamic panel discussion moderated by event host, Maura Bairley, with Trina Greene Brown and book contributors, Dia Penning and Mia Birdsong, about liberated parenting, stretching and staying connected to ourselves and our community. We'll have … Continue reading Parenting Self: Stretching & Connecting
Parenting for Liberation is beyond excited to share our latest offering! Our Affirmation Card Deck invites you to (re)claim and (re)connect with yourself, your child, and your community. Created as a companion to the book "Parenting for Liberation: A Guide for Raising Black Children," this deck is intended to support you to affirm yourself and your parenting. … Continue reading Affirmation Card Deck
Celebrate Juneteenth Weekend in Love, Resistance, and Community with us! https://www.care.com/c/stories/17254/juneteenth-for-kids/ We have a joyful Juneteenth weekend lined up this year where we will be celebrating Trina's One Year Book Anniversary, Juneteenth in Bloom, and Black Daddy Day! If you're in the Los Angeles area, please consider joining us or stopping by (masks are required). … Continue reading Juneteenth 2021
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”
Celebrate Black Mama Magic with us on Saturday, May 8th from 11am-2pm for a socially-distanced and masked drive-thru, pop-up Mama’s Day celebration!