Learn about COFI’s areas of work and the measurable, mighty impact parent leadership has made in Illinois and beyond. 

The COFI Way

The innovative family focused community organizing model that serves as the foundation for COFI’s mission

POWER-PAC IL: Statewide Parent Leadership

Illinois membership organization that is 100% powered by COFI-trained parents

UPLAN: National Parent Organizing

National parent advocacy network staffed and co-launched by COFI leaders

Parent-Led Local Organizing

Close to home, parent leaders make a difference in local schools and communities. 

Our Impact

Together, COFI parents have made profound, lasting impact on behalf of children and families


Read what decision-makers, advocates, and policy partners have to say about working with COFI parents

Meet the Parents

Get inspired by the leaders who make it happen