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Developing Parent Leaders for a National Voice

Honoring February as National Parent Leadership Month

National Circle of Parents presents a webinar: “ Developing Parent Leaders for a National Voice”

Circle of Parents understands the importance of building strong relationships with Parent Leaders. This webinar will address how to effectively nurture the relationships between professionals and parents to form strong and effective teams at the local and national level.

Presenters include staff and parent leaders from the following:

  • National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Fund:
  • Alliance National Parent Partnership Council (ANPPC )
  • Birth Parents National Network (BPNN)
  • Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)

Hosted by Minnesota Communities Caring for Children, a chapter of National Circle of Parents Facilitated by Roxy Foster & Barb Sorum– Prevention Initiative Directors


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While We Wait…

HERE IS WHAT YOU CAN DO! IF YOU SUPPORT THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET TARGET, CALL HIM! While we wait to hear about a Special Session, we can still have influence. Share with friends across the state and use social media: the broader the message, the more it is taken seriously! Email your friends, family, neighbors, PTO/A members and […]

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Opinion: It is time to get serious about funding education

Allison Fetrow and Dean Eyler, Sun Sailor, April 21, 2015 at 3:30 pm With all the media coverage of the state’s budget surplus, you may be surprised to learn that the most recent education “targets” (the amount of money legislators intend to spend on education) released by the House and Senate fall far short of […]

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