Parenting for Liberation is powered by a small and passionate team of freedom-seeking and freedom-loving folks.
Meet our team!
Trina Greene Brown
Founder & Executive Director
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 as a virtual platform for Black parents, currently consisting of a blog, podcast, and in-person trainings and conferences. Trina has contributed to “On Parenting” for the Washington Post, and in 2019, her writing centered on intersections of motherhood and activism was featured in the Chicana M(other)work Anthology. Her book “Parenting for Liberation: A Guide for Raising Black Children” debuted on Juneteenth 2020 by Feminist Press.
Lorena is a first generation Dominican Jersey girl. She is deeply committed to equity and liberation work, and to centering and elevating the voices of young people of color in educational and movement spaces. In 2020, Lorena earned an MFA degree in Design for Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts. She is passionate about the arts as a means for social change and is always learning and seeking ways to make art and build community. Lorena loves breakfast any time of day, fresh flowers, plants of all sizes, traveling, making zines and scribbling poems.
Based in Richmond, Virginia, Aila is a proud Afro-Latina of Dominican and Cuban ancestry. She believes in the potency of movement, words, and storytelling as a tool for healing and facilitates healing circles for women to dance and write their way back home to self. She is also in training to become a certified Womb Sauna Practitioner – calling on the ancestral tradition of yoni steaming.
Angela McNair Turner