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May 5, 2023

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Collective Care


Do you prioritize self-reliance over collective care?

Each month we examine a new aspect of supremacy culture - and our responsibility to resist it within ourselves and our communities.

Hi Friends!

This May, we’re checking our obsession with self-reliance.

As we squeeze in a few last moments of spring, we’re exploring how to recognize when striving for self-reliance gets in the way of caring for our community.

Do our kids know the risks and benefits of independence, dependence, and interdependance?

How has hyper-independence weakened our community?

…And what can we do about it?

Silently ruminating is a great way procrastinate (thoughts and prayers!) – so join an active conversation in the post, our chat group, or host your own discussion with friends or family.

Share your experience, along with the the tools and strategies that help you dismantle supremacy culture with your kids.

Learn more about interdependence & join the discussion

In the full kit, you’ll find a series of prompts and kid-friendly definitions to move from ‘I HAD NO IDEA THIS WAS A THING‘ to identifying small changes you could make today.

“Before I joined, I was worried – Do I actually have time for this?

In reality – I didn’t have time NOT to do it.

I was operating at a completely unsustainable pace and this accelerator has freed up so much mental energy and time.”

– Alison S.

Early enrollment is OPEN for the Summer Parent Activist Collective.

Get VIP access to our discounted early registration fees through May 8th.

Coming up next:

I’ll be back next week with a new Family Movie Night rant!

With you,

– Ashia

PS: Your work matters, stay motivated by acknowledging your progress! share your Little Win this month, whether you sent a heartfelt advocacy post-card to your governor or managed to brush your teeth this morning.

PPS: Help us choose our summer experiment! Vote in the Collab Lab and tell me what you need to keep raising kind & courageous leaders.


When do you prioritize self-reliance over collective care?

Let's resist systemic oppression together.

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