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October 17 @ 9:00 am October 20 @ 4:00 pm

Phase 1: Self, Family & Team + Team Building is for people who plan to incorporate The COFI Way, a family-focused parent leadership and organizing model, in their own community groups, schools, and agencies. This training teaches how to recruit parents, how to use COFI’s training curriculum for leadership development, in-depth exploration of the first year of COFI’s three-year organizing process with hands-on practice.


  • Overview of the The COFI Way
  • Self, Family & Team Goals and Process
  • Role of Facilitator/ Role of Organizer
  • How Adults Learn
  • Recruiting Parents
  • Hands-on Practice of Curriculum Pieces

The training is scheduled for 9 am-4 pm every day. Lunch will be provided every day.

The registration and fee payment deadline is October 3, 2023.

$975 per person

Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)

2245 S Michigan Ave, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
(312) 226-5141

If you prefer to pay by check/money order, or if you already have a contractual agreement with COFI, please fill out this form instead.