The Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI)

PLTI is a free program seeking to enable parents to become leading advocates for children. 


Parents are offered three phases of training:

  • A whole day retreat on Saturday, January 12th to develop group cohesion and define mission

  • A 10-week course on parent leadership, understanding personal history and its impact on perception.

  • A 10-week study of politics, policy and media with a Community Project to practice your new skills within a community framework.

Courses will be held at The Neighborhood Developers Office ( 4 Gerrish Ave) on Wednesday’s starting on January 16th from 6pm until 9pm. Free dinner and childcare will be provided.

Parents will be selected for each class with consideration given to their ability to commit to the entire program, how their participation in the program will enhance diversity, strength and learning for the group as a whole.

Apply Aplica

Name *
Daytime Phone
Daytime Phone
Teléfono durante el día
Evening Phone (optional)
Evening Phone (optional)
Teléfono nocturno (opcional)
Cellphone (optional)
Cellphone (optional)
Best time to call
Best time to call
Mejor horario para hablar
Number of children
numero de niños
Edades de los niños
grupo(s) étnicos / raciales
Will you need childcare
¿Necesitarás cuidado de niños?
¿Qué temas le preocupan por sus hijos y otros niños en la comunidad? (Opcional)
¿Qué habilidades te gustaría aprender para convertirte en un padre líder fuerte? (Opcional)
¿Cómo se enteró de PLTI? (Opcional)

PLTI is a family civics initiative created by the Connecticut Commission on Children.