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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

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

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

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

Dad Jokes and Other Fatherhood PSAs

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 21, 2018
  We just celebrated Father's Day... but why not celebrate fathers all year long with everything that's great about dads?  ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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

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