Nominate a Parent Leader – Parent Leadership Event


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DEADLINE EXTENDED to January 31, 2017!

February has been designated National Parent Leadership Month

The Parent Line will be recognizing, honoring, and celebrating parents for leadership roles in their homes and communities.

National Parent Leadership Month was created to:
• Educate the public about this vital family strengthening and community building strategy; and
• Encourage professionals, policy makers, and other community members to create opportunities to partner with parents to address issues that affect children and families.

Parent Leadership occurs when parents gain the knowledge and skills to function in meaningful leadership roles and represent a “parent voice” to help shape the lives of families and communities, as well as shape the direction of programs and policies that impact them. Parents, grandparents, kinship care providers, foster parents, and anyone in a parenting role who has personal experience in using resources and/or services to strengthen their families, have the potential to become Parent Leaders.

The Parent Line knows that the hard work and effort put forth by so many parents in our community have made an important difference in the lives of a great number of children and families.

The Parent Line recognizes such efforts and will honor Parent Leaders of Oahu on February 24, 2017. Contact our program to nominate parents who fit this description. For more information, contact Debra Garcia at The Parent Line: 808.526.1222 or

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