Latest Past Events
Phase 2: Community Outreach & ActionCommunity Organizing and Family Issues (COFI) 2245 S Michigan Ave, Suite 200, Chicago
At this 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 […]
Orientation to The COFI Way of Family Focused OrganizingCommunity Organizing and Family Issues (COFI) 2245 S Michigan Ave, Suite 200, Chicago
This 2-day hands-on and participatory session introduces The COFI Way of Family Focused Organizing model to staff and/or parent leaders from a range of organizations, including community organizing groups, advocacy organizations, schools, government and social service agencies. Participants will meet COFI parent leaders and will gain firsthand experience with the model.
Phase One: Self, Family & Team
This 4-day session (which includes the 2-day orientation) is for people who plan to incorporate the The COFI Way of Family Focused Organizing model, or parts of it, 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 […]