Posts in Category “Recess Food and Health”

COFI and POWER-PAC Ensure Chicago Municipal Election Candidates Know What Matters to Families

As the upcoming Mayoral and Aldermanic elections in Chicago approach, COFI/POWER-PAC parents created and approved a 2019 Platform, covering education, economic security, health and immigration issues that matter to families. Their platform (LINK HERE) highlights issues affecting communities of color across the city and provides...

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No More Hungry Children

The COFI Food Ambassadors completed another year of summer meal program outreach in partnership with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and No Kid Hungry Campaign in three Illinois communities. In East St. Louis, parents...

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Recess for All!: CDC Success Story

The CDC's Division of Community Health published a short report on the success of POWER-PAC’s Recess for All! Campaign. The document highlights parents' efforts to work together to bring recess to 236,450 Chicago Public School students. As the...

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Food Ambassadors Out in Force

For the 4th consecutive year, POWER-PAC and COFI have partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Illinois No Kid Hungry Campaign to run the Food Ambassador outreach project. Parent leaders go door-to-door...

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