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How You Can Help Reduce a $55 Billion Public Health Problem

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 19, 2018
It’s probably no surprise to you that children exposed to domestic violence suffer short- and long-term consequences from it.... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, 24/7 Dad

What Can Screw Up Your Decision-Making in Serving Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 12, 2018
  “Few things are as important to your quality of life as your choices about how to spend the precious resource of your free... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Humans and elephants both fare better with dads around

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 7, 2018
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Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Latest PACT Report Provides Great Advice for Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 5, 2018
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Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

FOMO: The Opportunity to Serve Fathers You Might Have Missed

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 29, 2018
In my last blog post, I mentioned that National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) emphasizes the positive impact for children when... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, general fatherhood resources

A Profile of Dads Who Live with Their Kids

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 25, 2018
At National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), we raise awareness about the consequences for children when they grow up without... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

FRPN Free Webinar > State Approaches to Including Fathers in Programs and Policies

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 19, 2018
NFI President Christopher A. Brown sits on the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) advisory committee. FRPN has... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Fathers Struggling to Connect with Their Kids? Have Them do This to Fix Things.

Posted by Roland Warren   |   Mar 29, 2018
Recently, I started facilitating a men’s class for a group of fathers in a homeless shelter’s residential treatment program. I... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

3 Keys to Building an Effective Fatherhood Group

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 27, 2018
To build an effective fatherhood group, it’s vital to think about the group as more than a collection of individuals. Think... Read More

Topics: Featured, Program Recruitment & Retention, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

CEO of Microsoft Shares Impact of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 13, 2018
  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is widely credited with turning around the fortunes of the tech behemoth since he took over for... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The Latest, Surprising Portrait of Custodial Moms and Dads and Their Child Support

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 8, 2018
  Because so many of our organization partners serve custodial and noncustodial moms and dads, National Fatherhood Initiative... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

4 Key Things Sons Need From Their Fathers

Posted by Roland Warren   |   Mar 1, 2018
  A few years ago, I participated in an Oprah Life Class with Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant. (You can see a clip of the show here.)... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The “When” of Marketing a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 27, 2018
One of the primary challenges in serving dads is getting them to enroll in a fatherhood program. Meeting that challenge... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

What to Tell the Stepdads You Serve

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Feb 22, 2018
In the past two years, I have moved from being a married dad of two daughters (ages 23 and 17), to a divorced dad with full... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How to Succeed with NFI Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 16, 2018
National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) transforms organizations and communities by equipping them to intentionally and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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