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The Power of Engaging Parents as Leaders

COFI builds the leadership, power and voice of low-income parents to improve life opportunities for children and families.

The Power of Engaging Parents as Leaders

COFI builds the leadership, power and voice of low-income parents to improve life opportunities for children and families.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Guiding Community Leaders on Family Engagement and Early Learning

Transforming communities into ecosystems that support families, early learning, and digital inclusion.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Maternal Depression May Reduce Empathy in Children

A new study examines maternal depression and early caregiving as long-term predictors of children’s empathy.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
The Importance of Social Networks Among Low-Income Fathers

A recent report acknowledges that most fathers both need and want the kind of support that social networks provide.


Youth Homelessness and the Uncertain Future in the Trump Administration

There’s a lot of work to do around youth homelessness and the next administration can take important steps to help or reverse progress.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
DeVos and Price Hearings Leave Us With More Questions on Early Ed

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
It Takes a District: DC's Strategy for Improving Child Care Quality

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
What do DeVos and Price Picks Mean for Early Ed?

The future of early learning under the incoming Trump administration remains opaque.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Child Care is a Crucial Support for the 4.8 Million Parents in College

Balancing family life, being a parent and focusing on school work is difficult, especially without the support of a spouse or partner.


How the Science of Child Development Can be Leveraged to Strengthen the Child Welfare System

The Center on the Developing Child has released a new report on the implications of development science for child welfare policy & practice.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
When It Comes to Infant-Toddler Care and Development, It's All About the Relationships

A new brief focuses on two practices that child care centers should make a priority: primary caregiving and continuity of care


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Fathers Play a Pivotal Role in Their Children’s Early Educational Experiences

Early education programs must continue to work to break down the barriers to father engagement.