Podcast

A mix of kitchen counter, living room couch style conversations with activist parents, parent activists throughout various movements.

Hear from activist parents,  stay-at-home parents, working parents, single-parents, co-parenting parents, young parents, grandparents, step parents, second-parents, like-a-parent, kinfolk-parents, spiritual parents, everyday parents who all have something to share about parenting for liberation.

Episodes

Episode 43: Who Cares for the Caregiver? Parenting for Liberation

In this episode, we talk to Loira Limbal, Afro-Latinx filmmaker & DJ, about her feature documentary “Through the Night" about a 24 hour daycare center. We talk about the beautiful ways that Black and Brown mothers and caregivers support each other and the current challenges facing working class mothers and caregivers during the pandemic. We also reflect on the question raised by the documentary, “Who Cares for the Caregiver?” and discuss connections between caregiving and liberated parenting. You can learn more about “Through the Night” here and support their work. Follow their work at @throughthenightdoc. Article Referenced: The Rise of Extreme Daycare
  1. Episode 43: Who Cares for the Caregiver?
  2. Episode 42: Parenting Decolonized
  3. Episode 41: Interview with Fierce Womxn Writing
  4. Bonus Episode: Mini Book Series #6
  5. Bonus Episode: Mini Book Series #5

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In this episode with Mariah Rankine-Landers, we discuss ways to hold our children through the collective crisis and grief. Mariah shares more about her article which highlights strategies to talk to our children about COVID and grief.

This episode captures guided meditation and collective virtual altar building space for Black parents to reaffirm the ways that we care for ourselves and our babies held by B. Anderson.

This episode is a podcast within a podcast, Trina was interviewed by Cindy Wang Brandt of Parenting Forward and Leslie Arreola Hillenbrand of Latinx Parenting to discuss “parenting de-centering whiteness.” Trina shared about P4L and the work to bring parents together to look at the ways the systems have oppressed us historically and current ongoing oppression, and how can we heal them.

Habari Gani?! Our first annual Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration, in partnership with Dior Sunset Foundation, was an amazing community gathering bringing together 150 Black families in Los Angeles. This episode features a snippet from our keynote presenter, Bro. David Love, sharing about the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa and the 7 Symbols of Kwanzaa.

Parenting for Liberation hosted a private screening of Harriet for over 50 Black parents and children. Following the film, Parenting for Liberation hosted a talk back with families, using quotes from the film to guide discussions pushing past fear, black sisterhood, parenting fear Black children, and legacy-building.

In this episode, Trina talks with Matthew Arlington. Matthew is a father who was formerly incarcerated during the early stages of fatherhood. This episode focuses on the hardships associated with parenting while incarcerated and methods to overcome those barriers.

In this episode, Parenting for Liberation spoke with Melissa Franklin and Brandi Sims of First 5 LA, a public agency focused on the safe and healthy development of young children. They both joined to talk about a current epidemic of Black mothers who are largely exposed to racial bias from health care professionals during childbirth.

This special episode features a live conversation hosted by Parenting for Liberation with Dani McClain (author of We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood) and adrienne maree brown (author of Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good). In this conversation, Dani and adrienne highlight the joys and pleasures of parenting and caregiving as Black mothers, aunties, and doulas.

In this episode, Trina talks with Matthew Arlington. Matthew is a father who was formerly incarcerated during the early stages of fatherhood. This episode focuses on the hardships associated with parenting while incarcerated and methods to overcome those barriers.


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