Don't leave your friends behind : concrete ways to support families in social justice movements and communities / Victoria Law and China Martens.
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|Subject:||Social movements > United States.
Social justice > United States.
- ISBN: 9781604867978
- ISBN: 1604867973
- ISBN: 9781604867954
- ISBN: 1604867957
- ISBN: 9780702247088
- ISBN: 0702247081
- ISBN: 9781604863963
- ISBN: 160486396X
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (233 pages)
- Publisher: Oakland : PM Press, 2012.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Challenging the Status Quo; Audacious Enough Mama; Fathering the World; We're Here ... We're Queer ... and That's Not All; Doing It Together: An Interview with Diana Block on Childcare, Movement Support, and Parenting Underground; Chapter 2: Building Blocks; The Red Crayon; La Casita Is Ours! A Conversation with Children in Struggle; New Kids on the Block; Lactivists Do It Better: What Radical Parents' Allies Can Learn from La Leche League International; The Unfinished Universe; Chapter 3: What's Gender, Race, and Class Got to Do with It?
|Summary:|| A collection of suggestions, tips, and narratives on ways everyone can support parents, children, and caregivers involved in social movements, this book focuses on social justice, mutual aid, and collective liberation. One of the few books dealing with community support for issues facing children and families, this reflection on inclusivity in social awareness offers real-life ways to reach out to the families involved in campaigns such as the Occupy Movement. Contributors include the Bay Area Childcare Collective, the London Pro-Feminist Men's Group, and Mamas of Color Rising.