Who We Are


We are a national non-profit organization committed to helping family-led organizations and individual families acquire the knowledge and skills needed to effectively “sit at the table” and influence the policies and decisions that impact the lives of children, youth, and families, including families that face the greatest challenges due to disability, special healthcare needs, poverty, and discrimination.


We are a coalition of non-profit family driven organizations. National PLACE is operated by a volunteer Board of Directors who are advocates with extensive experience in educating and supporting the participation of stakeholders, especially parent organizations.


Briefing Paper on Family and Family Organization Engagement

The Importance of Ensuring Families Are At The Table



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Upcoming Events


Upcoming Webinars 2020 Upcoming webinars 2020


National PLACE response to the current civil and human rights crisis

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Overview of Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Provisions of Relevance to Family-Led Organizations

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Is It Lobbying? Is It Not

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Endrew F. Webinar

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Legislative Victories in Challenging Times Webinar

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