Parents as Partners

Benita and Jen co-presented at Big Bang 2019, with Jen’s son Francis, on the Parent Leadership Training Institute, and the importance of family voice in education.

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Winter 2020

Remembering. As we transition into March, we remember last month’s national celebration of people of the African diaspora, making contributions to this country and this democracy.  This month, we pause to celebrate women leading in democracy, who are often not credited. We pause to honor all those who have pushed forward for equal access to opportunity […]

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COVID-19

Greetings from NPLI…We hope this message finds you and your family and colleagues well! NPLI understands that

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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 ignite Census 2020 participation. The this page will have ongoing updates, so please be sure to check back weekly. New this week! (March 23, 2020) U.S. Census Bureau Operational Updates (COVID 19) – statement from U.S. […]

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Turning the page

As we reflect on 2019, we recognize the gains, big and small, accomplishing our goals to carry out the vision of NPLI. We listened to the voices and insights of parent leaders, including young adult parents as they shared the unique circumstances affecting Generation Z.  We intensified our system capacity building with public-private partnerships with human […]

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Media Literacy Resources

Fact, Fiction, or Something in Between. As parent leaders engage in this democracy and work toward creating positive change and outcomes in their communities for children, it is critical to discern what is fact, fiction or subjective interpretation in the news we read, hear and experience.  “What is truth?” This question has been asked for […]

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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, we wanted to share some insight from Jaclyn Roessel, from the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture. Growing up as a Diné woman, I was taught to carry on my cultural practices of reverence for […]

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NPLI News – Spring Edition 2019

Finding Hope. We find ourselves in a cycle of joy and tragedy in our world today.  The panoramic view of tragedy and disaster to the regeneration of voice and justice. We are taking it all in. Please enjoy the latest issue of our NPLI Newsletter.

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Take Action on Immigration Policy Change

Take Action on Immigration Policy Change: “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” A Proposed Rule by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on October 10, 2018 ACTION: Submit public comment by December 10, 2018 (details follow below). BACKGROUND: As a core member partner of United Parent Leaders Action Network (UPLAN), the National Parent Leadership Institute (NPLI) brings this important issue forward […]

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