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How This Organization Uses Multiple NFI Programs in a Powerful Concoction

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 10, 2021
“The 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop is a good tool to use alongside 24/7 Dad®. I use it to ‘tease’ dads into taking the more... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, Fathering in 15, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, 24/7 Dad Key Behaviors Workshop

Request for Applications: Expanding the 24/7 Dad® Program in Select Western States

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Aug 3, 2021
NFI is pleased to announce the opening of its Request for Applications for organizations located in select 12 Western states who... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, 24/7 Dad

Evaluation of Tampa-Based REACHUP’s 24/7 Dad® Program Supports Its Effectiveness Especially with Young Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 27, 2021
A recently-published evaluation of REACHUP’s use of the 24/7 Dad® program of National Fatherhood Initiative® lends additional... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, 24/7 Dad, All Program Evaluations

The Courage to Continue

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jul 20, 2021
Success is not final,failure is not fatal,it is the courage to continuethat counts. Winston Churchill  Failure is not fatal. ... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, 24/7 Dad Key Behaviors Workshop, Recruit & Retain Dads, Virtual Delivery

A Very Special Father’s Day Celebration > InsideOut Dad® Graduation

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 15, 2021
This article was originally published by Operation New Hope and is reposted here with permission from the author. Just in time... Read More

Topics: home visitation, child welfare, Featured, InsideOut Dad, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Corrections & Reentry

Community Mobilization Approach to Increase Father Involvement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 13, 2021
This article is written by Wykinia Culbreth, Georgia Department of Public Health and Tiara Giddings, Morehouse School of Medicine... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Recruit & Retain Dads, Train & Facilitate

[Press Release] Fewer U.S. Children Living without a Father in the Home while Father-Child Relationships Improve during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 29, 2021
GERMANTOWN, Md. – June 2021 – As the nation celebrates Father’s Day, data released in the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual Current... Read More

Topics: Featured, Father Absence Research

My Brother’s Keeper is a “Keeper”: Learn from this 24:7 Dad® Partner’s Path to Success

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 22, 2021
I received an email from Stephan Hicks with My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) in Richmond City, VA asking for help with the pre- and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, InsideOut Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, Recruit & Retain Dads, Virtual Delivery

How Great Dads SERVE

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 15, 2021
  Father’s Day is a great time for dads to reassess their fathering. This coming Father’s Day is no exception. Three simple... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based

Parenting In Focus: Your importance as a teacher

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 8, 2021
This article is written by Cynthia Martin and originally appeared in the Sequim Gazette. The article is republished here with... Read More

Topics: home visitation, child support, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Any Dad/Community Based, New Dads & Hospitals, Schools & Head/Healthy Start

Try This Creative Solution for Work with Incarcerated Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 2, 2021
I never cease to be amazed at the creative solutions developed by partners of National Fatherhood Initiative®(NFI). One such... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, InsideOut Dad, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Corrections & Reentry

The 7 Things to Teach Dads about Civility

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 18, 2021
If you’re as tired as I am about the lack of civility in public discourse, then I highly recommend that you read Love Your Enemies Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based

We are Leaving Fathers Out of This Important Discussion

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   May 11, 2021
This article is written by Jessica Seinfeld and originally appeared at CNN.com. The article is republished here with permission... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Father Absence Research, Fundraising & Grants

A Must-Read Book on Fatherhood Programming

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 4, 2021
If you’ve subscribed to this blog for a while, you know that I’ve blogged often about the fantastic research sponsored by the ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Paving the Way for a Powerful Fatherhood Pledge

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Apr 27, 2021
I think at one time or another, every one of us has made a pledge of some kind. For people of my generation, we said the pledge... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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