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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Meet the NPLI Executive and Board Members
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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