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Interview with Daniel of the D-Report

Interview with Daniel of the D-Report. Title:Parenting for Liberation: Continuing the Conversation Topic: Parenting Segment: D Report Participants: Trina Green Brown, Broadcast Air Date: 06/15/18 Time: 5:15 PM (PST) Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA KUCR station page: www.kucr.org Discussion Topics: – How do we take care of our children within the politics of a world … Continue reading Interview with Daniel of the D-Report

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A Long Walk Home

On June 21, 18 Black parents and guardians gathered at Homan Towers on the West Side of Chicago to support their Black daughters in a female empowerment program. During the introductions, parents and guardians were asked to described what makes their daughter sparkle and the answers were filled with pride and joy. Parents and guardians … Continue reading A Long Walk Home

Happy Mama’s Day

Happy Mama’s Day from Parenting for Liberation! On this day we honor those who are mothering and nurturing the next generation of Black children to be liberated and whole. As you mother children, continue to mother yourselves providing yourself love and self care. Join Forward Together  annual Mamas Day initiative to celebrate mothers from marginalized communities who are often excluded from traditional … Continue reading Happy Mama’s Day

Inspiration Award

This past week, our founder, Trina Greene Brown received the Inspiration Award from CADRE at their annual spring gala. “Inspiration Award is presented to Trina Greene Brown, founder of Parenting for Liberation, with gratitude and admiration for your courageous vision of healing and transforming Black parents’ struggles into liberated collective Black parent power.” - CADRE … Continue reading Inspiration Award

Build It, They Will Come: Building a Parenting for Liberation Community of Practice

Mother and Literacy Activist, Dr. Kim Parker, reached out to us via facebook messenger to connect about hosting a family gathering in Boston for folks raising Black boys entitled "Free, Whole, & Happy Black Boys." We had the pleasure of connecting with Dr. Kim virtually sharing tools and resources. She purchased of our our last … Continue reading Build It, They Will Come: Building a Parenting for Liberation Community of Practice

The Stress of Parenting While Black Can Take a Toll on Mental Health

Recently, the work of Parenting for Liberation has focused on Black parents healing from historical, intergenerational, and current traumas associated with "Parenting while Black." In this article, our collaborative partner, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez, who was featured on our podcast, reflects on the mental health impact of raising Black children. Anxiety can cripple black parents. But it … Continue reading The Stress of Parenting While Black Can Take a Toll on Mental Health

Still I Rise: A Collective Poem Written By Participants of “Raising Liberated Children” Workshop

“Our ancestors got us.” This was the text that I sent to Cecilia Caballero of Chicana M(other)work the night before our first “Raising Liberated Children” workshop held on February 1st, 2018. With the financial of Resonance Network and coordination support of Just Detention International, Cecilia and I designed a three-part workshop series for mothers who … Continue reading Still I Rise: A Collective Poem Written By Participants of “Raising Liberated Children” Workshop

Let’s Talk About Sex! Podcast with Ignacio & Amanda Rivera

Talking about sex in a liberated way has been a challenge. Often times, we have the conversation about sex rooted in fear (fear of unwanted pregnancy, fear of sexually transmitted infections, fear of sexual abuse and violence, etc.) Because it is so scary, may parents avoid it. However, simply because you don't talk about with … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex! Podcast with Ignacio & Amanda Rivera