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March 11, 2025 @ 9:00 am March 14, 2025 @ 12:00 pm

At the 3.5 day Phase 2 training, you will learn how to build a parent team and work with them to do one-on-one relationship building interviews, map a community, choose an issue campaign and win tangible victories in their schools and communities. It includes in-depth exploration of the second year of COFI’s three-year organizing process and a community field trip.


  • Community Outreach & Action Goals and Process
  • One-on-one Relationship Building
  • Community Mapping and Planning
  • Supporting Parents in Winning Community Change
  • Hands-on Practice of Curriculum Pieces

The training is scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. every day except on Friday, when it ends at noon. Lunch will be provided every day except Friday.

The registration and fee payment deadline is February 28, 2025.

**It is highly recommended, but not required, that you attend Phase 1: Self, Family & Team + Team Building before taking Phase 2: Community Outreach & Action. If you have not attended Phase 1 and want to attend Phase 2, please submit this registration and contact Jennifer Little for approval. 

Photo: Bartram Nason

$875 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