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It’s Never Too Late to Make Your Dad Proud > NFI Partners with Macdaddys Cookies

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 16, 2018
A few months ago, I was contacted by Cory Brysman of Macdaddys Seriously Righteous Cookies explaining that he was starting a... Read More

Topics: NFI News & Updates

7 Practices That Will Help You Serve Dads Effectively

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 14, 2018
  In my post last week, I discussed the importance of focus in creating an impactful mission statement for your fatherhood... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Five days of grace for dads incarcerated at Salinas Valley State Prison

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Aug 9, 2018
  We're pleased to bring you this article featuring Salinas Valley State Prison, an NFI partner who, along with the GEO group,... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

The 7 Things an Impactful Mission Statement Does

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 7, 2018
  Do you have a clear, focused mission statement for your program or organization? When was the last time you and your fellow... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

NFI Co-Sponsored Conference Coming Soon: Call for Proposals Open

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 2, 2018
We have an important announcement to share! The Fatherhood Coalition of Tarrant County (FCTC) in partnership with National... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI News & Updates

What’s the Status of Father Absence Ahead of the 2020 Census?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 31, 2018
  Last October, I wrote a post in this blog entitled, “Has Father Absence Gotten Better or Worse?” I shared data on the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Final PACT Report Reveals 4 Fatherhood Programs Batted .500

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 25, 2018
  If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll recall that for the past three years I’ve shared findings from one of the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Why Fathering in 15™ is Great for Organizations [Video]

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 19, 2018
Have you considered Fathering in 15™ for your organization? If you haven't, please take a look. We already have over 75... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

How Much Custody Time do Divorced Dads in Your State Receive?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 17, 2018
  One of the most frequent complaints we’ve heard from dads through the years is that courts are biased toward awarding full... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The “How to Deliver 24/7 Dad in Four Weeks” Guide is Here!

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jul 12, 2018
  One of the biggest challenges organizations have in serving dads is getting them to commit to attend a fatherhood program... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

How to Help Dads Connect with Their Child After a Long Absence

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 10, 2018
  Two of the questions that staff of National Fatherhood Initiative® have been asked most often by dads is:  Do you have... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

First Things First: Do fathers really make a difference?

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 5, 2018
  If you watch almost any show on television that involves a father these days, it's common to see a dad who is portrayed as... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

New Fidelity Checklists for NFI Programs!

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 3, 2018
  I’m pleased to announce the release of fidelity checklists for the 24/7 Dad®, InsideOut Dad®, and Understanding Dad® ... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Data Everywhere: Where to Find Your State and Community’s Father Facts Data

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 28, 2018
If you’re seeking to write a grant for fatherhood related funding or are simply looking to educate your community around... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

What Spotify Can Teach You About Serving Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 26, 2018
  One of the things I do to relax and reduce stress is listen to music. On most weekends, and sometimes after work, I put on... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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