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My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond Provides School Backpacks on Behalf of Incarcerated Dads

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Oct 12, 2021
This post is a recent press release from My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond who runs NFI's InsideOut Dad® program in the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Success Stories

How to Deliver a Fatherhood Program in a Housing Authority

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 28, 2021
“About 6 years ago, some of our Housing Authority employees noticed that there were a lot of single moms at the properties we... Read More

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

Inmates learning to be better dads, find a reason to stay out of jail

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 2, 2021
This article is written by Erik Von Ancken and originally appeared at CLICK ORLANDO. The article is republished here with... Read More

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

After jail: DeAndre McCall's fatherhood awakening

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Feb 16, 2021
This article is written by Brian McMillian and originally appeared at the Palm Coast Observer. The article is republished here... Read More

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

Wyoming Pregnancy Help Center Sees Stronger Father Involvement Thanks to Technology

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 6, 2021
  This article is written by Gayle Irwin and originally appeared at the Pregnancy Help News website. The article is republished... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Every Day is Saturday: Trying to Find a New Normal in Abnormal Times

Like most businesses, non-profits and families, the Spokane Fatherhood Initiative is struggling to adapt to this new normal. For... Read More

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

Pivoting During the Pandemic – The Fatherhood EFFECT Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Apr 15, 2020
We live in a new normal. COVID-19 has impacted us in every way – from where we go and who we see, to what we eat and what we... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Tips & Tricks, Virtual Delivery

The Power of One 24/7 Dad® Handbook

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Mar 24, 2020
During visits with family in Alabama, Ron Gates would take his young daughter to the park. One day, a gentleman approached Ron... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

1 Year of Fathering in 15™ and 3 Ideas to Share

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 27, 2020
Part of what I do at NFI is talk to you! I like to check in to hear how things are going with your programs, see how we can help... Read More

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

Stand Out, Look Out, Shout Out: How Baby U Created a Program Dads Can Get Behind

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jan 7, 2020
Standout: When I think of standouts, one organization comes to mind: Baby University (also known as Baby U), one of 7 funded... Read More

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

Is it the Will? Or is it the Skill?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 14, 2019
    Did you know August is Child Support Enforcement Month? Many people have varying thoughts and comments about the topic of... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

25 Years of NFI: Featuring William Johnson of The Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative

Posted by Jacqueline Hannan   |   Jun 26, 2019
  In our final posting to celebrate 25 years of NFI, we look to an amazing program that combines community events for dads with... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: Featuring Angel Flores of Vista Community Clinics & the Dads Club

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Jun 19, 2019
  As we continue celebrate 25 years of NFI and our focus on fatherhood practitioners doing excellent work with dads, we turn our... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: Featuring Sara Persons of Children and Families of Iowa

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jun 12, 2019
 Husband: John Persons; Son: Brandon Persons and Daughter: Madalyn Persons To celebrate National Fatherhood Initiative®’s (NFI’s) Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: A Mirror, A Window, and a Telescope: David Cozart, Lexington Leadership Foundation

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 5, 2019
  As we continue to celebrate fatherhood champions doing excellent work in honor of NFI’s 25th Anniversary, we turn our focus to... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

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