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Vincent DiCaro

Vincent DiCaro

Vince is NFI's Vice President of Communication and Development. He is married to Claudia, has one son with another son on the way and lives in Maryland.

Recent Posts

Father Facts are Pesky Things

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Oct 11, 2013
We get a lot of inquiries here at NFI about “trends in fatherhood.” One of the most common “trends” people want to know about is... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Top 5 Reasons to Donate to NFI

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Aug 27, 2013
NFI’s new fiscal year starts on October 1, so we are already planning for “2014.” Here is how you can help us (with a tax... Read More

Topics: Research on NFI Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates

When Moms Mark Their Territory

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jul 11, 2013
Over the last four decades, men have had to give up their “territory” in the workplace to make room for women. Culturally, we’ve... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

With T1D Care, #DadsWay is Indispensable

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 12, 2013
One of the saddest statistics I have seen is that divorce rates among couples with special needs children are higher than... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

The Heart of NFI’s Work

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 6, 2013
As NFI adds more and more followers, blog readers, and “fans” via our social media tools, it often occurs to me that many of... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Great Commercial. Bad tagline.

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 15, 2013
I love the pro-fatherhood imagery in this commercial. Take a look: Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

(Video) Oprah Talks Fatherhood, Plans to Talk Single Mothers

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 9, 2013
“Part of [the problem is in] our culture. We talk about fathers almost solely as providers. If you look at the way the government... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Oprah, NFI, and Fatherhood

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 3, 2013
Oprah Winfrey remains one of the most influential people in the country. The fact that she is using her influence to... Read More

Topics: Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

Moms Should “Lean In” …to Fatherhood

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 26, 2013
The mommy wars continue. Should today’s women dedicate themselves more to their careers so they can “catch up” to men – to... Read More

Topics: research, business

The Croods and “Leaning In”

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 19, 2013
It seems that strong women beget strong women. However, research also shows that involved fathers beget strong women. Let me... Read More

Topics: research

PA is 25th State to Standardize NFI's InsideOut Dad®

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 26, 2013
National Fatherhood Initiative Trains Pennsylvania Department of Corrections on Delivering Fatherhood Programming to Inmates... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

What Makes Girls “Brave”?

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 22, 2013
Each week, we will post a review of one of the four films National Fatherhood Initiative has nominated for the 2012... Read More

Topics: oscars

Choosing Fatherhood: America’s Second Chance

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 19, 2013
At NFI, one of the most common questions we get is “So, what do you guys do?” This question often follows a long explanation... Read More

Topics: books, product

State of the Union Address: Fatherhood on the Agenda

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 15, 2013
“And we’ll work to strengthen families by removing the financial deterrents to marriage for low-income couples, and doing... Read More

Advocate for Dads in Washington, DC!

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 11, 2013
One of NFI’s goals is to be a voice for fatherhood on Capitol Hill. Over the years, for example, we have helped push through... Read More

Topics: organizations, policy, legislation, advocacy

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