homeschool support:  cultural

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  • African American

    African American Homeschooling
    National Black Home Educators
    We have assembled (and are continuing to search out) a few of the most treasured resources that we believe will build up the family.
    Mocha Moms
    A support group for mothers of color who have chosen not to work full-time outside of the home in order to devote more time to their families and communities.
    The African-American March in Homeschooling
    About the time talk was spreading that our black brothers and sisters were indifferent to home education, I had the delightful experience of meeting Helen Jackson in court. By Raymond Moore.
    Black Alliance for Educational Options
    Find out more about homeschool options for black children.
    For Some Black Parents, the New Home Room is Home
    Public schools are failing black boys, say a growing number of parents who are homeschooling. Deion Terry Rhoden, P. Aurora Robinson and her son Tau Issa Robinson-Farrar holding class in Bread-Stuy, a Bedford Stuyvesant cafê. By Chloe A. Hilliard, The Village Voice, April 8, 2008. 
    Homeschool Mom Tips
    News and views on political, economic, legal and socio-cultural issues that impact homeschooling families. By Victoria Carrington, M.D., an African-American homeschooling mom and The Mom Coach. Freelance writer: parenting, mental health & inspirational speaker and workshop leader.
    A Talk with Paula Penn-Nabrit
    Home-schooling is a radical step. What caused you and your husband to take your children out of school and take their education into their own hands?
    Mocha Moms National Conference
    July 5 - 7, 2013. Gaylord National Resort and Covention in National Harbor, Maryland. Our National Conference is a valuable opportunity for members from over 100 chapters around the country to enjoy an educational, rejuvenating, and empowering weekend in the true spirit of Mocha.
    Afrocentric Homeschoolers
    This cypher is to unify the minds of those of us who educate our children in a way that reflects our Afrikan culture. Providing knowledge of self from antiquity until now is very empowering not only for the children, but for the entire family unit. Come and share your ideas methods, stories and experiences. Where there is unity there is strength.
    The Black Academy
    The Black Academy is part of Virtue, Inc.’s (a non-profit organization) Afro-centric education initiative. We have designed a supplemental, educational program tailored to those who wish to provide their child(ren) with an afro-centric education. Our educational materials and products are designed and published with people of color in mind. We work with black professionals, educators and community groups to bring you the best possible education at an affordable price.
    Black Homeschoolers Magazine [http://theblackacademy.blackhomeschoolers.com/]
    The online presence for The Black Home Schoolers Association. We started our organization not just as a meet-up for existing homeschoolers but to encourage others to homeschool. It is our belief that the public school system is not the best way to educate our children. We feel that homeschooling our children is the best investment in their future that we can possibly make.
    Heritage House Press
    Telling the Whole Story, African Americans in History Series, reveals some of the best hidden treasures of American History. Each Telling the Whole Story character study includes the use of primary source documents, hands-on projects, and living books.
    Support Groups
    Brooklyn African American Homeschool Connections
    Link up and get connected to BAHC, an African American/Caribbean homeschooling support group in Brooklyn, NY. We support families in Brooklyn and the tri-state area. Join us for monthly meet ups and field trips.
    DFW Blackboard
    Texas. Focuses on enhancing the un/homeschool experience for children of African descent by accomplishing four goals.
    Ebony Homeschoolers
    A Christian homeschool support fellowship established to strengthen and encourage the African-American homeschooling community in Memphis, Tennessee.
    Families of Color Using Homeschooling
    This is a group for Christian Families of Color who've opted to Home Educate their children. This is a HIGH volume email group, please take this into consideration prior to joining.
    Homeschool Hut
    We are a group of African-centered homeschoolers located in the Bronx. The Hut's African-­centered approach towards a curriculum will best fulfill the needs of our children, our communities and our people in hopes to initiate global solutions.
    Minority Homeschoolers of Texas
    Promotes homeschooling among minorities: Asians, African-Americans, Hispanics, Jews, Native Americans, and Anglos with adopted minority children.
    Northern California African American Homeschoolers Association
    All homeschooling philosophies are welcome. Our members live as far north as Sacramento and as far south as Los Banos. Most of our activities are in the Bay Area.
    WISH Homeschool Foundation
    A chief goal of WISH is to make African American children, and all children of color feel just as deserving of superiority in education as anyone else.
  • Native American

    Interview With Misty Dawn Thomas
    Misty Dawn Thomas is Chairwoman of the Ani-Stohini/Unami Nation and founder of the Native American Home School Association (NAHSA). - Gina Rozon [HEM]
    Native American Homeschoolers
    A Yahoo group for those homeschooling or unschooling with a Native American background or ancestry who are trying to teach without Christian influence.
    Alaska Native Knowledge Network
    It has been established to assist Native people, government agencies, educators and the general public in gaining access to the knowledge base that Alaska Natives have acquired through cumulative experience over millennia.
    Futures for Children
    Over 95% of the students involved in the Friendship/Mentorship Program graduate high school, with many going onto a post-secondary education. We are making a difference and we would not be able to do it without your dedication to these children.
    Native Child Curriculum
    What sets Native Child curriculum material apart is quality and durability of material, attention to detail and beautiful images that make teaching and learning fun for both students and teachers. And of course, it is all bilingual, Diné and English!
    Support Groups
    East Mountain Native American Home School
    This group is for those with a Native American background or ancestry who homeschool or unschool in the East Mountain Area of New Mexico. Willard, Estancia, Edgewood, Stanley, Moriarity, etc.
    See also Indian Peoples of the Americas - A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling History
    Do look for local Native American and People of Color support groups in the regional support groups lists.