EXPANDING Awareness of Best Practices

Through Ready, Set, Go!, OPEN seeks to engage schools, parents, and community leaders in working to best prepare our children for their first day of school.  

ENGAGING Sustained Community Dialogue

OPEN engages the community of New Orleans
in a sustained dialogue about public education.

Community Voices

OPEN amplifies the voice
of the New Orleans community citywide
to inform education policy decisions.

PLTI NOLA 2014 Graduation


A new cadre of parent leaders is coming to New Orleans: join us in welcoming them!


After twenty weeks of intensive civic capacity, media skills, and leadership training, our 2014 class of parent leaders will take the stage to accept their diplomas and talk about where they'll direct their skills next. Join us 6pm to 8pm Tuesday, April 8th at the New Orleans City Council Chambers to applaud their achievements and support the power of parents in New Orleans.

Featuring guest speakers The Hon. Ernestine S. Gray, Chief Judge, Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Section A and Rev. Pat Watson, Family Center of Hope.

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