Habari Gani? Ujima! Today, on the third day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Ujima (Collective Work & Responsibility) which is to build & maintain our community together & make our brothers' & sisters' problems our problems, and to solve them together. Today’s reflection and call to action comes from our Organizing Coordinator, jay. during the first shelter-in-place order, other people were … Continue reading UJIMA
Habari Gani? Kujichagulia! Today, on the second day of Kwanzaa we celebrate Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) which is to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, & speak for ourselves. At Parenting for Liberation, Kujichagulia is central to our mission of centering and amplifying the voices and experiences of Black parents and families. By creating a space that … Continue reading KUJICHAGULIA
Habari Gani? UMOJA! Today, on the first day of Kwanzaa we celebrate Umoja or Unity which is about striving for and maintaining unity in the family, the community, the nation, and people. Today’s reflection comes from Executive Director, Trina Greene Brown. For Trina, music is healing and connects her to her roots, her ancestors, and her power. … Continue reading UMOJA
RSVP bit.ly/P4LKwanzaa2021 Habari Gani?!It's almost time for Kwanzaa! The holiday season is here, and we are so excited to bring our annual Pre-Kwanzaa celebration back to in-person this year! Our Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration allows us to come together in community to honor and celebrate the African American cultural holiday which spans Dec. 26 through Jan. 1. We'll … Continue reading Kwanzaa Celebration 2021
Join us in conversation on March 19th as we honor the radical power of Black mothers with Anna Malaika Tubbs author of The Three Mothers which celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the women who raised and shaped three of America’s most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin.
Read the latest from Family Story Co-Director and colleague Mia Birdsong "From the amalgamation of ancestral family ways and violent oppression, Black Americans have conjured deeper and more vast pathways for loving and caring for each other. Instead of casting Black families as broken, America should sit at our feet and learn from us." https://www.facebook.com/Parentingforliberation/posts/1789094534696858