A BIPOC + QTPOC-led program of Love Labor Project, offering culturally relevant content, education, and support.
On March 1, 2021 Our Turn 2 Care merged with Love Labor Project!
Aisha Adkins, founder of Our Turn 2 Care will now serve as Co-Executive Director of Love Labor Project, and OT2C will steer its BIPOC + QTPOC focus!
When Aisha’s mother was diagnosed with dementia in 2013, she was plunged into the world of caregiving. As she dug for resources and searched for community, she quickly realized that the material and gatherings that were available failed to capture her experience as a Black millennial woman.
So when she couldn’t find what she was looking for, she decided to create it. In 2017 she founded Our Turn 2 Care, a platform to connect marginalized millennial caregivers to information, resources, and each other. Aisha has used her gifts as a storyteller, her education, and her passion to shed a light on the challenges young caregivers face.
In 2020, at the onset of the pandemic, Aisha connected with Rachel Austin Bernstein, a fellow millennial caregiver and founder of Love Labor Project. Aisha joined the then virtual support groups Love Labor Project launched and the two women became fast friends, chatting about everything from caregiving to theater to business.
They knew early on that they wanted to work together to elevate caregivers’ stories and amplify marginalized voices, but Aisha needed to finish her master’s program at Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Public Studies. Once she graduated, Rachel and Aisha dreamed up a merger of Our Turn 2 Care and Love Labor Project given their shared mission and twin flame energy.
Aisha joins Rachel as Co-Executive Director of Love Labor Project, and Our Turn 2 Care will house outreach and programming for underserved and overlooked populations. Aisha and Rachel are two dynamic, enterprising women with big goals and even bigger hearts. Together, they cannot wait to turn the world of caregiving on its head!
Cool… what does really that mean?
Good question! It means that the content previously available on OT2C’s website will be migrated to LLP’s and all new content will live there! We will continue to cultivate culturally significant content and create a safer space for BIPOC + QTPOC folx, and other persons with historically marginalized identities.