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New Spanish Resource > The Importance of an Involved Father (Brochure)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 23, 2016
I'm often asked, "Do you have any resources available in Spanish?" My answer is, "Yes!" We do have many fatherhood resources... Read More

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

Creative Use of NFI's Resources for Moms Creates Powerful Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 9, 2016
Last week I wrote about how NFI's resources for moms help organizations address what dads say is the biggest barrier to being... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Spotlight > Newport News City Jail Teaches 107 Men How To Be Better Dads

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 21, 2016
We try to spotlight fatherhood programs we find in the news. This group is doing great work at the Newport News City Jail in a... Read More

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

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

Spotlight > The Teen Dad Experience (Odessa, Texas)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 9, 2016
One of the most common questions we get about fatherhood programming is, "Do you have anything to help teen dads?" Our answer... Read More

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

Creative Uses of NFI Guides Never Stop!

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 1, 2016
"It's like a focus group [guide] for dummies!"  That's the conclusion William (Bill) Macchione came to after he used National... Read More

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

Learn this Powerful Approach to Effective Facilitation

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   May 17, 2016
I facilitated a 24/7 Dad® training for the Family Resource Center South Atlantic (FRCSA) last January in Raleigh, NC. When I... Read More

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

Spotlight > How Seneca County's (NY) Creative Use of NFI Resources Helps Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 10, 2016
Charles (Charlie) Schillaci has made it his personal mission to help dads in Seneca County (NY) to be the best dads they can... Read More

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

Spotlight > Buckner Project Helps Fathers Become Better Dads in Texas

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 7, 2016
Child abuse, teen pregnancy, substance abuse...these are some of the risk factors you face when you live in Gregg County,... Read More

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

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

Topics: Success Stories

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

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