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What To Do When Teen Boys Become Fathers

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 28, 2020
In its current season, the hit TV show This Is Us introduced a new storyline featuring Asante Blackk, who plays a black teen... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

24/7 Dad® Facilitators Retreat Announcement

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jan 21, 2020
National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) announces a Request for Applications (RFA) for a brand-new fellowship opportunity for 50... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates

What’s the Return on Investment of a Fatherhood Program?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 14, 2020
If I asked you to estimate the monetary return on investment (ROI) of a fatherhood program, what would you say it is? If... Read More

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

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

A Free Gift Dads Can Give their Kids this Season...and Beyond

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 31, 2019
Sometimes the best gifts don't cost anything. In fact, some of the best gifts we can give are words of encouragement.... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

[Free Resource] 12 New Sharable Father Facts Images from National Fatherhood Initiative®

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 24, 2019
What a year we've had at National Fatherhood Initiative®! It's our 25th Anniversary and we published our 8th Edition of Father... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Be Aware: 10 Economic and Financial Forces that Affect Co-Parenting

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 17, 2019
Before you read on, grab a pen and write down as many economic and financial forces as you can that affect the ability to... Read More

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

Why You Really Do Need a Program Specifically for Fathers

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Dec 10, 2019
Separate but Equal. Yep, that’s right, I said it! But I’m not referring to the historic topic of racial segregation, but to... Read More

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

This Outstanding New Resource on Fathering Will Help You Better Serve Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 3, 2019
Do you serve dads from different cultures? If so, I’ve got an outstanding resource that will help you better serve them. It’s Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Three Ways to Harness the Power of Print Resources

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Nov 26, 2019
“What fatherhood curriculum should I use?” While this is a great question to ask, it shouldn’t be the only one you ask when it... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks

[Free Webinar] Findings from FRPN-Funded Projects 4

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 21, 2019
Tuesday, December 10, 20193-4:30 PM EST Findings from FRPN-Funded Projects 4: Fatherhood and Public Policy - Employment... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

A Personal Philosophy Can Help Dads Focus on What Matters Most

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 19, 2019
Do you ever struggle to focus on what matters most? I certainly do. I sometimes struggle with what matters most as a husband... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Free eBook > The Secret Formula to Mobilize Your Community Around Fatherhood

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 12, 2019
  Can you see it clearly? That is, your vision for fathers and families in your community in the coming year? After all, next... Read More

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

The One Reason, for Now, to Use Texting in a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 5, 2019
Customer service. As the use of mobile phones has spread throughout societies all over the world, interventions that seek to... Read More

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

Words from a 24/7 Dad: I Now Know I'm Important

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Oct 30, 2019
  That was a response we had from a father who attended a 24/7 Dad® program in Lauderdale, Florida. As part of a funded... Read More

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

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