August 2015 - In This Issue:
A New Look for PLI
The Center for Urban Families' (CFUF) Practitioners Leadership Institute (PLI) recently underwent a makeover. We have adopted a new logo and launched a new website. As a result, you will notice a shift in the look and feel of our future communications and publications. We hope you love the new look as much as we do! Take a look at to find out more about the PLI Academy, Community of Practice, and Training and Technical Assistance offerings. 

PLI Academy Application Open
Now accepting applications for the 2016 PLI Academy

The PLI Academy is an eight-month (March-October), cohort-modeled fellowship program designed to assist nationally diverse field leaders working in the Responsible Fatherhood, Family Strengthening, Workforce Development, and/or Boys and Men of Color fields.
Ten applicants are selected as fellows through a competitive application process. Learn More and Apply
Nonprofit Partnerships
How to Find and Marry the Right Companion

Meaningful partnerships are the foundation for nonprofit success. These agreements are an absolute necessity for organizations that provide integrated and holistic services. For organizations with limited resources, partnerships are an impactful and cost-effective solution because they allow the organization to focus on what they do best and tap into partners for the rest. Read More on our Blog

Center for Urban Families' Practitioners Leaderhip Institute 

Our mission is to provide Responsible Fatherhood, Workforce Development and Family Strengthening practitioners with experiences, skills and information that will strengthen their ability to improve outcomes for low-income fathers and families, impacting black male achievement.