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 46: Unschooling with "My Reflection Matters Village" Parenting for Liberation

In this episode, we talk with Chemay Morales-James about all things unschooling! We discuss what self-directed education looks like, the power of learning in a village and how to best support our children in their learning and liberation. Learn more about the virtual learning village at “My Reflection Matters”. Chemay is a social liberation & equity coach who founded My Reflection Matters, LLC in 2016. She is an unschooling mom of two brilliant, TriniRican boys. She loves traveling, going on adventures and exploring new things with her sons, reading, decorating, yoga, photography, and collecting funky art.
  1. Episode 46: Unschooling with "My Reflection Matters Village"
  2. Episode 45: Election Special: Liberation on the Ballot
  3. Episode 44: Election Special: Liberation on the Ballot
  4. Episode 43: Who Cares for the Caregiver?
  5. Episode 42: Parenting Decolonized

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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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