Our COLORSBIND box is an exciting, affirming, monthly subscription gift for a variety of families raising Black children. We understand that what defines family varies as married couples, single parents, same gender loving and elders each parent Black children in homes that are same race, transracial adoptive, bi-racial or multiracial. Our box content informs parenting decisions of those who want specific, individualized knowledge about a range of topics that include issues like how to instill confidence in Black children with the outcome of achieving and sustaining high cultural esteem.
We realize you don’t know what you don’t know. That is okay, the COLORSBIND box is here to collaborate in your learning.
Each COLORSBIND box speaks to your exact needs by providing monthly contents that inform about navigating the challenges of being a Black child growing up in a world of indifference. Each month we outline strategies that help parents devise individualized family action plans toward the empowerment of their children.
Use the COLORSBIND box to explore Black culture and history with us. Learn how to respond to racism, along with fun activities that build cultural awareness including food preparation, Black holiday celebrations, arts, games, movies and podcasts. The COLORSBIND box answers your curiosities about what to do and when to do it, plus helps families with parental self-image, holistic child rearing, and aspirations to seek Black cultural knowledge.
The COLORSBIND box is here to answer the hard questions and have the tough conversations then partner with you to raise a village of Black children…
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What Is In The Box?
COLORSBIND box is a monthly, curated subscription service for parents and families raising Black children. We specialize in providing the BEST Black cultural and transracial adoption resources available. Each box includes an educational parental guide called "COLORSBIND US" magazine which includes: a) researched-based perspectives about the holistic development of Black children; b) a range of age appropriate, racial-esteem focused family exercises and confidence-building "factivities"; c) listings of relevant identity-based books, podcast, art, games and movies about Black culture/history; and d) upcoming details about our exclusive COLORSBIND Q&A Webinar discussions facilitated by the Community V(i)llage founders Dr. Bryan K. Hotchkins and Nedra K. Hotchkins, M.Ed, who specialize in the identity development of Black youth. The "COLORSBIND US" magazine offers varied levels of exercises and factivities that are geared to Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced levels of knowledge about Black culture/history. Specifically, the themed COLORSBIND box arrives at your doorstep every month containing NEW products (full size, no samples), typically 4-5, and includes:
1) A "COLORSBIND US" magazine;
2) At least (1) culturally affirming themed COLORSBIND US tee;
3) A featured book that focuses on parenting Black children in a world of indifference, parental identity development or an overarching issue that impacts Black children (e. g. "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria");
4) ...and 1-2 additional COLORSBIND box exclusive items (e.g. buttons, message bracelet or original art prints);
5) See pictures of previous COLORSBIND boxes below.
How It Works?
Complete the following steps to subscribe:
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Purchase a 1-Month ($60.00); Monthly Subscription ($57, BEST VALUE);
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Await the arrival of your COLORSBIND box. Monthly we ship around the 15th (S&H is FREE unless international);
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You can cancel or change your preferences at any time before the FIRST of each month.
Our first 100 subscribing families will be eligible to receive special offers, discounts and individualized consulting opportunities. We look forward to getting to know each of you personally. If you would like to be added to our e-mailing list please complete the form below: