Kujichagulia

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. In Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda tells Shuri to remember who she is! Kujichagulia is an opportunity to get in touch with what makes us who we are.  Today’s reflection on Kujichagulia … Continue reading Kujichagulia

Umoja!

Happy Kwanzaa fam!  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 Operations Team Lead, Kimberly Renée Williams.  The most powerful tool for Unity in my (given and chosen!) family, has been sitting down … Continue reading Umoja!

UJIMA

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

KUJICHAGULIA

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