Thank You for Celebrating 20 Years

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Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate Twenty Years of Parents Leading Change! Click here to read more about COFI's 20th Anniversary Celebration!





New Communities Statewide

Over the past year, thanks in part to the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Family Engagement Initiative, COFI has expanded its parent leadership and organizing work to seven new communities across Illinois....

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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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Moms on a Mission 2015

On May 6, over 250 POWER-PAC parents, grandparents, children and other family members from across the state gathered in Springfield and spoke with nearly 100 Illinois state legislators and their staffs about important issues...

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Record Number of New Parent Leaders Trained

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Concepción Ruiz

“The COFI training prepares parents to be excellent leaders in their homes and communities and to better support our children’s success, which creates a better community!” - New COFI parent leadership graduate, Concepción Ruiz,...

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