Black August reminds us to rest, restore and ground in the long legacy of Black resistance and ingenuity. This month we are revisiting last year’s Learning Series to reconnect with Black rest and healing as an act of resistance. Check out our moodboard to connect with the power of dreaming, healing, and creating. You can … Continue reading Black August 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
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.
On the heels of Charlottesville, we shared an article by Black mother-writer, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez, featured in On Parenting in the Washington Post which made the call for parents to spoil their Black children. Following the publication, Parenting for Liberation founder, Trina Greene Brown, connected with writer, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez for a response article and interview. During our … Continue reading Shifting from Tough Love to Liberated Love with Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez
Mother and author, A.Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez, recently wrote about why she rejected the tough discipline that has traditionally been a hallmark of black parenting. In a follow up article with the Washington Post, Trina Greene Brown, founder of Parenting for Liberation, was invited to share her response. Here is what Trina had to share: Raising my son … Continue reading ‘Spoiling’ black babies: Moms share their stories, including Trina Greene Brown
Yesterday, I went through my second-graders folder as I do daily to review his homework, and sign my initials on his daily agenda. In his folder, I'm shocked to find a copy of a form with a personal note written asking me to sign and return the form. My eyes zoom in on the checked box … Continue reading Second-Grader in Detention? Not my Son!
Parenting for Liberation is excited to share our new Story Workbook. This workbook is a compilation of stories collected from the podcast interview transcripts of Parenting for Liberation. Accompanying each story are “Liberated Parenting Strategies” and “Shift from Fear to Liberation.” Both the strategies and shifts are an invitation to parents to reflect and … Continue reading Story Workbook for Sale!
On Black Friday, Parenting for Liberation hosted it's first ever community of practice in Los Angeles. Nearly a dozen families were represented at the gathering. Cultivating an intergenerational community with parents with children aging from 9 months - 41 years of age. The parents had a safe space to reflect on their joys and struggles of … Continue reading Black Friday Gathering Success!
Parenting for Liberation's Trina Greene Brown had the honor of providing the Keynote Address at the California Department of Public Health's Mobilizing Communities Convening. The convening brought together violence prevention specialists and youth leaders from across the state of California who are tirelessly working to end relationship abuse and promote healthy relationships. The convening … Continue reading Keynote: For All, Social Change