Tuesday, January 25, 2011

MotherOurselves Materials! Gifts for Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind Monthly Sustainers!!!!

Happy January beloved and far-flung supporters of the Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind!!!!!!

Since it is a beautiful new year...we have a beautiful new gift for our beloved Eternal Summerian monthly sustainers! All existing Eternal Summerians and all NEW monthly sustainers who sign up before the end of the month will receive their very own digital copies of crucial priceless curriculum materials from the MotherOurselves Bootcamp:

*The MotherOurselves Manual (including the mother ourselves manifesta, playlist, activity station descriptions and a 5 cycle meditation of release including direct quotes from across Lorde's body of work...especially Eye to Eye: Black Women Hatred and Anger.

*The MotherOurselves Meditation/Dance Party Mixtape: guide yourself or your group through the cycles of meditation and release with music, poetry and the mesmerizing sound of my voice :)

AND Eternal Summerians who sign up at levels of $20 or more will receive hardcopies of both the Manual and the Mixtape (well CD actually) and a one of a kind collage in the mail!!!

Hooray!!!!! Sign up today or on payday! Thank you for making another year of ETERNAL inspiration possible!!!!



Thursday, January 20, 2011

Don't Leave Your Friends Behind #4 is here!

Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind #4

The latest issue of Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind is ready for your wintertime reading! Featuring over 70 pages of stories, experiences and tips on how to support families in your movement or community, including:
  • Experiencing Critical Resistance 10 through the Children’s Program
  • Organizing from within an Anarcha-Feminist Childrearing Collective
  • Mothers Among Us: The Prison Birth Project
  • A Mother’s Day of action with Young Women United and Mamas of Color Rising
  • On Fear & Commitments: A father’s reflects on his own childhood in England, Baghdad and the U.S. and the challenges of raising a biracial child in the anti-Muslim and xenophobic climate of the United States today.
  • Call to Destiny: how even an early morning wake-up call can support students with special needs
  • Radical childrearing with a queer and sex-positive angle
  • Tips on supporting pregnant friends
  • Tips on supporting parents who have lost a newborn infant
  • Radical Childcare Weather Report: a centerfold from the “Building an Intergenerational Movement for Collective Liberation” workshop at the 2010 US Social Forum

and much, much more

A pdf of these exciting 70+ pages is available here:
Please note that the centerfold is a separate file: http://issuu.com/chinabodina/docs/centerfold.zine4

If you prefer a paper copy, please send $3 (or $5 for two and give the second to an ally in your life!) to:

V. Law
PO Box 20388
Tompkins Square Station
New York, NY 10009

Sad to have missed the chance to contribute your experiences and words of wisdom? Fear not! We are turning this exciting zine series into a book!

Final Call for submissions: March 15, 2011.

See our blogspot for more details: dontleaveyourfriendsbehind.blogspot.com