• 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.

News you can use.

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Census 2020 Resources

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


Turning the page.

As we reflect on 2019, we recognize the gains, big and small, accomplishing our goals to carry out the vision [...]


Taking on the Myth of Thanksgiving by Jaclyn Roessel

Did you know that November is #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth? As you spend time with family and reflect on this season of giving thanks, [...]

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“PLTI has allowed me to grow as a parent, visionary leader, and a community resident, it allowed me to interact with other residents in the community that I would never have interaction with, it gave me a voice that was often times hidden”

Taritha David-Hill, Providence Rhode Island

Parent Leader

“The beauty of the program is that it sees what’s already there and builds on it…. PLTI sees that parents by the sheer definition of the word, are leaders.”


Ryea' O'Neill , Casper Wyoming

Parent Leader