• National Parent Leadership Institute

  • National Parent Leadership Institute

  • National Parent Leadership Institute

Parent Leadership for a healthy democracy.


NPLI exists to coordinate and increase the civic skills and impact of diverse parents at home, in the neighborhood, and in public policy to improve child and community outcomes.

Unique Value Proposition

The NPLI represents a pioneer in developing the field of parent leadership and differentiates itself by embracing a cross-race, cross-class, parent-informed and pro-social learning approach to building parents as a constituency for community and recognizing children as the beneficiaries.
Election 2020 Resources for Parent Leaders

News you can use.


NPLI News – Winter 2020

Remembering.As we transition into March, we remember last month’s national celebration of people of the African diaspora, making contributions to [...]


Coronavirus Message for Parent Leaders

Greetings from NPLI...We hope this message finds you and your family and colleagues well!  NPLI understands that this is a challenging time for [...]

Event, News

Census 2020 Resources

NPLI collaborated with their parent leadership initiative partners and parents to develop a Census 2020 Toolkit to inform, inspire and [...]

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“Every individual is a change agent we just don’t know it.  PLTI provides that confidence and skill.”


Isabel Escobar, Providence Rhode Island

Past Site Coordinator

“You’re [legislators] always looking for the voice of the community…. PLTI is bringing that voice to them.”


Cynthia Okazaki, Hawaii

Site Coordinator