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An Enduring Belief in Fathers

Over his career, Dr. Hershel Swinger had long observed that fathers were most often left out of programs designed to strengthen troubled low-income urban families and prevent child abuse and neglect. But he firmly believed that fathers wanted what was best for their kids. To that end, he devised Project Fatherhood SM to give fathers the tools to participate actively in the rearing and well-being of their children.

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Project Fatherhood’s Weekly Men in Relationships Groups (MIRG)

Find out where the program is across Los Angeles County.

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“We know that if a man is a success at parenting, all the other aspects of his life will fall into place. The benefits to children, and ultimately to society, are exponential.”
– Dr. Hershel K. Swinger


9th Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference:

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Los Angeles Fatherhood Network (LAFN)

There's Strength In Numbers!

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Project Fatherhood Secures “Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood” Grant

Funding could lead to major changes in national policy.

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