Meet Our Team

Trina Greene Brown, Founder & Executive Director

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Recognized as an Inspirational Parent in 2018 by CADRE and as a Black Feminist Rising in 2017 by Black Women’s Blueprint, Trina Greene Brown is a leader on the rise and she’s taking Black parents and children along with her to higher heights. Bridging her 15 years of professional experience as a youth organizer in ending violence with her personal role as a parent of two Black children, Trina Greene Brown is a proud Black-feminist Mama-activist. In
2016, she founded Parenting for Liberation a platform for Black parents, which engages in a multimedia strategy, currently consisting of a blog, iTunes podcast, a self-published workbook, and in- person trainings and conferences. She has contributed to On Parenting for the Washington Post, and in 2019, her writing
was featured in two anthologies, Chicana M(other)work Anthology, centered on intersections of motherhood and activism.

Connect with our founder via email: trina@parentingforliberation.org

Jessica Ross, Program Associate

Jessica Ross is a single mother of 3 black children. She is currently a Communication Major working on her BA at Cal State University Dominguez Hill. Being a parent of children with particular behavioral needs, Jessica is skilled at navigating multiple systems to ensure her children’s needs are meet. She is passionate about learning and unlearning the historical traumas that plague the black community and practicing liberation in her parenting. She looks forward to applying her parental advocacy skills as the new Program Associate at Parenting For Liberation. She is a firm believer in the growth and development of black children.   

Connect with Jessica via email: jessica@parentingforliberation.org