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Black Mama Magic: Mothering Ourselves

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

Episode 28: “Black Mama Day Bail Out” Tiara Moore

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

Mothering Ourselves: mama’s supporting one another

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

Black Mama Magic: Mothering Ourselves

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

Children of Incarcerated Parents National Conference

“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

Chicana Motherwork Anthology Success!

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!

Chicana Motherwork Anthology

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

Courageous Caregiving

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