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October 15 @ 9:00 am October 18 @ 4:00 pm

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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, use COFI’s training curriculum for leadership development, and 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

In-person: October 15-18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. Training includes light breakfast, lunch, and a manual.

The registration and fee payment deadline is October 4, 2024.

$975 per person

Please note: Registration is non-refundable. We can transfer the registration to another person or credit your registration towards a future training.

Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)

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