As a dedicated and committed father with three kids in New Orleans public charter schools, Lamont Douglas knows his voice is a beacon for matters that relate to each of their lives, and for the life of every child in pursuit of a great education. Douglas is a parent advocate who believes that growth is mandatory, learning is suggested and listening is key to being effective and relevant. Lamont Douglas is an OPEN NOLA Family Leadership Training Institute Cohort 4 Graduate. An active member of Andrew H. Wilson's Parent-Teacher Council and a blogger from a parent's perspective. Lamont Douglas shares his thoughts and ideas at the Secondlineblog.org, on Twitter @daddyswatch and on Facebook.