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Every Day is Saturday: Trying to Find a New Normal in Abnormal Times

Like most businesses, non-profits and families, the Spokane Fatherhood Initiative is struggling to adapt to this new... Read More

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

Pivoting During the Pandemic – The Fatherhood EFFECT Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Apr 15, 2020
We live in a new normal. COVID-19 has impacted us in every way – from where we go and who we see, to what we eat and what we... Read More

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

The Power of One 24/7 Dad® Handbook

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Mar 24, 2020
During visits with family in Alabama, Ron Gates would take his young daughter to the park. One day, a gentleman approached Ron... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

1 Year of Fathering in 15™ and 3 Ideas to Share

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 27, 2020
Part of what I do at NFI is talk to you! I like to check in to hear how things are going with your programs, see how we can... Read More

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

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

Is it the Will? Or is it the Skill?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 14, 2019
    Did you know August is Child Support Enforcement Month? Many people have varying thoughts and comments about the topic of... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

25 Years of NFI: Featuring William Johnson of The Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative

Posted by Jacqueline Hannan   |   Jun 26, 2019
  In our final posting to celebrate 25 years of NFI, we look to an amazing program that combines community events for dads... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: Featuring Angel Flores of Vista Community Clinics & the Dads Club

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 19, 2019
  As we continue celebrate 25 years of NFI and our focus on fatherhood practitioners doing excellent work with dads, we turn... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: Featuring Sara Persons of Children and Families of Iowa

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jun 12, 2019
 Husband: John Persons; Son: Brandon Persons and Daughter: Madalyn Persons To celebrate National Fatherhood Initiative®’s... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: A Mirror, A Window, and a Telescope: David Cozart, Lexington Leadership Foundation

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 5, 2019
  As we continue to celebrate fatherhood champions doing excellent work in honor of NFI’s 25th Anniversary, we turn our focus... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: Featuring Kim Dent of the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood, Part 2

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 30, 2019
NFI could not meet its mission without dedicated practitioners like Kim Dent with the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF). In... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: Featuring Kim Dent of the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood, Part 1

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 28, 2019
  I’ve seen many statewide fatherhood initiatives come and go in my two decades at National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI). Most... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

Expect Fireworks When You Marry These Two Parenting Programs

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   May 22, 2019
One young man, court-ordered to attend the Fatherhood Initiative and Employment Prep Services with the Jasper Area Family... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

See How This Oklahoma School System Uses Fathering in 15™ to Create a Strong Tomorrow for Teen Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 18, 2019
  “I really enjoy using Fathering in 15™. I know it can be used as a self-paced program, but when dealing with teens, it’s... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Fathers in Utah County Jail Can Learn to Rebuild Family Connections Thanks to a New Class

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Apr 16, 2019
  For most of her childhood, Linda Donaldson (pictured above) said she watched her alcoholic father spend time in and out of... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

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