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Powerful Video for Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 6, 2016
As I talk with facilitators of National Fatherhood Initiative's (NFI's) fatherhood programs, I'm constantly amazed by... Read More

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

6 Tips to Protect Your Child from Bullying

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 1, 2016
I try to stay up on the latest blog posts about fatherhood. Often, I share helpful articles on NFI's social media channels.... Read More

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

What Does Child Support Enforcement Say about Responsible Fatherhood?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 19, 2016
We receive a lot of emails and phone calls from dads and moms angry about what they perceive as unfair child support orders.... Read More

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

Where to Find the Latest Research on Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 11, 2016
Unless you're reading this blog for the first time, you undoubtedly know National Fatherhood Initiative® provides research and... Read More

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

Spotlight > Teen Dads in Texas are Getting the Help They Need

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 20, 2016
I get this question often by phone and email, "Do you have any programs to help teen dads?" My answer is "Yes!" Which is why... Read More

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

Free Webinar from FRPN: Using Cellphone Technology in Fatherhood Programs and Research

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 8, 2016
Advancements in technology are changing the way we communicate with each other and can have a profound impact in recruitment... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

New Grant Funding Opportunity Available from the FRPN

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 11, 2016
The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) has issued the third request for proposals (RFP). This RFP is intended to... Read More

Topics: Fundraising, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Free Webinar > Fatherhood Engagement in Community Action

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 22, 2016
Father's Day is over, now what are you doing to engage fathers in your community efforts? You know the research. You know that... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI News & Updates

How To Celebrate Fathers > Fairfax County, VA Proclaims June as Fatherhood Awareness Month (Video)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 16, 2016
I recently attended a special event to celebrate fathers in Fairfax County, Virginia. Between being a dad myself, working at... Read More

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

How Many Children Won’t Buy a Gift for Dad?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 14, 2016
This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. As Father’s Day 2016 approaches, it’s time to take stock of how many... Read More

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

Making Good on Fatherhood: A Review of the Fatherhood Research (Free Resource)

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 28, 2016
If you're interested in a good review of the history of fatherhood programs in the U.S., look no further than Making Good on... Read More

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

Free Webinar > FRPN to Host Webinar on Measuring Economic Security Outcomes in Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 26, 2016
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. EST, the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) will host... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

Fathers Facing Addiction: What You Can Do to Help

Posted by Chris Elkins   |   Apr 13, 2016
When a person suffers from addiction, every member of their family feels the harmful effects of the disease. They watch their... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks, General Fatherhood Program Resources

The Best Fundraising Book You Might Never Heard Of

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 31, 2016
Fundraising is one of the biggest challenges in starting and maintaining a fatherhood program. (Not to mention a challenge in... Read More

Topics: Fundraising, General Fatherhood Program Resources

5 Ways to Be a Great Dad During Tough Times

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 12, 2016
Let’s be honest, Miracles from Heaven is a wild story. We watch a mom (Jennifer Garner) and dad (Martin Henderson) in... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks, General Fatherhood Program Resources

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