I do this work for my son, Terrence, my daughter Ariyah, and for your children too. The idea for this podcast came when I attended a transition lab. Here is a link to the transitions and changes, I promised to make to myself--to be a liberated parent: Parenting for Liberation I am raising a young … Continue reading Why I Do this Work?
https://vimeo.com/parentingforliberation/blackmamamagic Video by ANS Photography Our first Black Mama Magic: Mothering Ourselves which was a huge success! Deepening out commitment to self-care as a strategy of planting seeds for our collective Black FUTURE--this gathering combined care with community. Shout out to the beautiful Black Mamas who gathered, engaging in various activities from an interactive Bingo … Continue reading Black Mama Magic: Mothering Ourselves
https://soundcloud.com/parentingforliberation/episode-28-mamas-day-bailout-with-tiara-moore In honor of Mama’s Day, and to raise awareness of the Black Mama Bailout initiative, Parenting for Liberation spoke with Tiara Moore and mother of 5, an activist, and mama who was bailed out by the Black Mama Day Bailout initiative. In our conversation, Tiara reflects on her experience with the criminal INjustice system, … Continue reading Episode 28: “Black Mama Day Bail Out” Tiara Moore
Founder/Executive Director wrote an article for Women's Media Center linked and re-posted below: http://www.womensmediacenter.com/news-features/mothering-ourselves-mamas-supporting-one-another Mother’s Day is coming up, and oftentimes for Black folks it means families celebrate their mothers as superwoman. Mothers who do it all, for everybody, without any help. Cue Tupac’s “Dear Mama.” I understand why we, as a Black community, uplift … Continue reading Mothering Ourselves: mama’s supporting one another
Because Mother’s Day is often filled with mamas running around with family dinners and making sure their kids look nice for holiday photos, many Mama’s don’t actually enjoy the holiday earmarked for them. So, Parenting for Liberation is hosting a post Mama Day community care event in SoCal to celebrate mothers, practice community care (with … Continue reading Black Mama Magic: Mothering Ourselves
“Freedom is what many parents who have histories of enslavement and incarceration desire for their children. As the daughter of a formerly incarcerated parent, and with a connection to enslaved Africans, that’s what I want for my kids. I want them to be liberated.” -- Trina Greene Brown This Ted-Talk style presentation masterfully weaves personal … Continue reading Children of Incarcerated Parents National Conference
https://vimeo.com/331289279 On today’s panel at CSUDH, Trina Greene Brown reads a passage from her chapter in the Chicana Motherwork Anthology. Swipe left to watch... read below for full section: “Through personal storytelling of my experiences birthing and caregiving while simultaneously working in the women’s rights movement, this piece will reflect on the inequities and hypocrisies … Continue reading Chicana Motherwork Anthology Success!
Trina Greene Brown, Parenting for Liberation Founder and Executive Director, wrote a piece for the newly released Chicana Motherwork Anthology. This anthology is a call to action for justice. Contributions are both theoretical and epistemological, and they offer an understanding of motherwork through Chicana and Women of Color experiences. Here's a video of Trina reading … Continue reading Chicana Motherwork Anthology
Are you a resident of the Watts/Willowbrook area of Los Angeles, California? Are you looking to build skills as a community leader? Do you want your voice to be heard? Do you want to talk to other community members and help their voices to be heard? Learn how to how to lead a focus group … Continue reading Parent Training for Watts/Willowbrook community!
April 20, 2019: Black Love Convergence will explore how Black Love shapes our friendships, families, partnerships, communities, social justice movements, parenting, loving outside of the African diaspora, and our ability to strengthen alternatives to capitalism, patriarchy and white supremacy. Parenting for Liberation will hold space for conversations on Courageous Caregiving for Black Liberation in partnership with Dani … Continue reading Courageous Caregiving
Parenting for Liberation's founder, Trina Greene Brown, is a faculty for Mama's University! Are you tired of not having the language to navigate our current political climate? Do you need a space where you can learn from mamas who look like you? Can’t physically travel to attend a conference? Mama’s University is the space for … Continue reading Mama’s University