Dear Mr. President Campaign

Following months of deep dialog and a thorough process of information gathering, NPLI partnered with parent leaders from across the country to share key issues affecting children and families with President Joe Biden — offering to partner with the President and answer his call for community voice at decision-making tables as policies are built and […]

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Webinar: The American Rescue Plan Act: Education Funding

The American Rescue Plan Act provides $122 billion in new funds for school districts that they can spend over the next three-and-a-half school years — the largest-ever one-time federal investment in K-12 education. States and school districts across the country are deciding how those funds will be allocated and spent. On May 19th, NPLI hosted […]

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Creating Virtual Safe & Brave Space

Creating Virtual Safe & Brave Space NPLI’s Director of Quality Patti Keckeisen and Policy, Partnerships & Communications Consultant Melvette Hill present at the Equity Symposium, Jan 9-10, 2021.   Started by community leaders and educators from across the state, the Equity Symposium is presented by EquityCT, the organization that sprang from the first Equity Symposium. The focus […]

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New 2021

New. We enter this new year, 2021, with renewed hope and great expectations. We believe in and strive for the NEW.  New opportunities for parent leadership in democracy as we reimagine and consider new solutions for issues concerning our families, our communities and our country. Solutions happen in community. Solutions start with us. Continue to read […]

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Parent Voice on Equity – In Reopening Schools

In collaboration with the undersigned organizations representing over a million families across the country, we as Parent Leader, are raining our collectice voice for healthy, equitable, and quality education options for our children in this upcoming school year. Read the complete document in:

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Spring 2020

2020 Takes a Turn. It’s June! The time of year for transitions and celebrations – celebrating Fathers, Juneteenth, the graduations of students at all educational levels, the change of season and countless other things. A time when parents, young adults and children are leading in their homes, communities and beyond. Continue to read the latest […]

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Moving From Peaceful Protest to Public Policy

There are no human words that can fully express what we are experiencing right now.  The language of our spirits emotes a different response than mere words can represent.  Our emotions are shifting from moment to moment as things unfold; as we see what we see and hear what we hear.We grieve, we hurt, we […]

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