Parent Leadership for Healthy Democracy

The National Parent Leadership Institute is a parent-centered, anti-racist organization that partners with parents and communities to equip families with the civic skills, knowledge, and opportunities to be leading advocates for children at home, school, and in the community.

Parent Leaders Leading Positive Change for Children

Improving Education

Whitney Touchton

Hear how Whitney Touchton, a Parent Leader in Florida, partnered with school officials to bring anti-bias training to her district

Fighting Racism

Hear how Yukiyo IIda, a PLTI Parent Leader in Connecticut, Fought Anti-Asian Racism during COVID.

Safe & Healthy, First
Lamont Douglas

Hear why PLTI leader Lamont Douglas and fellow alumni in New Orleans Created a Preparedness Series for parents

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Parents, child and family advocates, and partnering organizations from across the country are signing the NPLI letter to President Biden in support of parent voice and policies that support children ... See more

3 months ago
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors - National

NPLI, along with many other innovators across the country, will be presenting at this year's Institute for Educational Leadership National Family and Community Engagement Conference. We will be ... See more

The Institute for Educational Leadership's 2021 National Family and Community Engagement Conference is coming up on June 1-4, 2021. Learn how school districts and organizations across the country ... See more

3 months ago

We are so excited to finally deliver our letter to President Biden today before his 100th day in office!
Join parent leaders from across the country who are signing on to the National Parent ... See more

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Parent and family leaders: Does your Racial Equity work also include climate justice?

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Donna Thompson-Bennett
Donna Thompson-Bennett

Executive Director

    Elaine Zimmerman
    Elaine Zimmerman

    NPLI Chair

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      NPLI Team: Staff & Board

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