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A Father's Contact from Prison Made All the Difference to His Son

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 15, 2016
Last week we shared the story of Coley Harris, a previously incarcerated father dedicated to helping youth in his hometown of... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

How One Hour Changed My Image of Jerry Jones

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 14, 2016
This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is undeniably one of the most... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

While Wilmington, DE has a High Rate of Father Absence, it Also Has One of the Best Fathers

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 8, 2016
Wilmington, DE has one of the nation's highest rates of father absence in our nation (65.5%), followed closely by Detroit, MI... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

The Deep, Powerful Message in Kelly Clarkson's New Hit Song

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 2, 2016
This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Kelly Clarkson performed her new hit song "Piece by Piece" on the... Read More

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More Organizations Using 24/7 Dad® with Teen Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 24, 2016
More organizations are using National Fatherhood Initiative’s 24/7 Dad® program with teen dads.  This fact was underscored a... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Spotlight > 24/7 Dad® Launches in Iowa, Shows Recruitment "Must Haves" [Video]

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 2, 2016
With all eyes on Iowa this week for the presidential caucuses, we have our eyes on a fatherhood program in Northern Iowa who's... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Tips & Tricks

Spotlight > Indianapolis Re-Entry Facility Gives 42 Families More Than Just a Dance (Video)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jan 14, 2016
On the outside looking in, it's just a lunch and a dance. Oh, but it's so much more. For these 42 dads, it's a chance to... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Spotlight > An Amazing Gift from 10 Dads in Prison

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 6, 2016
Recently, 10 graduates of the InsideOut Dad® program made an amazing, unexpected gift of $86 to help National Fatherhood... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Spotlight > Richmond Jail Gives Dads 3 Hours and Hope (Video)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 18, 2015
Three hours. Imagine being locked up for a year or more and then getting to spend three hours with your daughter. You get to... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Spotlight > Maury County Jail Helps Incarcerated Fathers

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 3, 2015
650,000+ ex-offenders are released from prison every year. Most prisoners are fathers. Why not prepare these fathers for... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

This Dad Energizes Halloween for Kids in Wheelchairs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 29, 2015
Some dads are, in a word, awesome! And then there are some dads who take awesome to another level.  Read More

Topics: Success Stories

Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 15, 2015
National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) congratulates the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative (MFI) for 10 years of enriching... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

How to Shift the Mindset of Incarcerated Fathers

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 6, 2015
I knew there was something special about the Noble Correctional Institution (Caldwell, Ohio) the moment that I walked through... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Tips & Tricks

How Training on NFI Programs Helps Organizations be Creative and Effective

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 24, 2015
I’m constantly amazed at how much our training can help organizations implement our programs in creative, effective ways. Here... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Spotlight > Fighting for Fathers in Mobile, Alabama (Video)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 16, 2015
Fighting crime and the high incarceration rates takes leaders who are willing to fight for fathers. In Mobile, Alabama, they... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

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