We encourage you to take a look at COFI and POWER-PAC IL’s publications below!
A report reflecting COFI’s nearly 30 years of parent-led organizing and gives insights, gathered from parent leaders themselves, into what they think it takes to center their voices in policymaking and advocacy.
Compelling and inspiring personal stories of parent leaders, who are experts and provide grounded, practical solutions to address real challenges
A fresh look at how low-income parents of color are becoming effective, innovative partners in policymaking on the issues that affect their families
POWER-PAC IL’s Stepping Out of Poverty Campaign presents research and recommendations to reduce poverty and the debt trap
Groundbreaking report on why participation in preschool is low and what can be done
Early Learning policy briefs on how parents are getting more children into preschool
Background on POWER-PAC’s Elementary Justice Campaign and their work to end “zero-tolerance” policies and bring restorative justice to the schools.
Una guía de la Campaña de Justicia Elemental de POWER-PAC y su trabajo para poner fin a las pólizas de “cero tolerancia” y llevar la justicia restaurativa a las escuelas.
The impact of parent leaders on Early Learning collaborations
Background and reflections on using Parent Ambassador model for Illinois Solar for All grassroots education
Strategies for engaging parents in improving school climate, lowering their use of suspensions, and eliminating zero tolerance policies
Explores how well the COFI model works with a range of parents and communities to engage parents as leaders in their communities
Results and learnings of COFI’s Expansion and Replication Project from 2014 to 2017