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What we're about

This group is for people interested in creating more space for the unique needs of people of color inside the self-directed learning (unschooling) movement.

For our families, it’s learning primarily at home, with field trips, volunteerism, and classes. What we're missing is being around like-minded folks who look like us. Unschooling is a vehicle for liberation; a way to walk a path rooted in our strengths and deepest interests. We are our own universities and classrooms, because we cannot help but learn. Learn more here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FbKQGNE1nUo

WHY?

This group was formed to bring together people who believe in self-directed learning, also known as “unschooling” from an Afro-centric point of view. Our group is focused; not exclusive. The goal of this group is to DEVELOP COMMUNITY online and in-person.

Our Desires:

1.We desire to have regular interactions so our children can grow together within this community.

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2.We desire a local adult community that can support on one another as we go through the journey of self-directed learning.

3.We desire a place where we can share resources.

We understand that we are all in different stages of our unschooling journey and we respect that. This group will focus on the self-direct learning/unschooling philosophy and not a traditional homeschooling philosophy. There are many wonderful groups that follow curriculum and that way of school. If that’s what you are looking for, we encourage you to find a group that will focus on that for you.

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