More issues of the Newsletter:
Funding for Fatherhood Programs, Project Fatherhood Gets Active in Schools, Father Q&A, Project Fatherhood Goes Social, The Awesome Dad Cheat Sheet
On October 3, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance announced more than $59 million in grant awards for Responsible Fatherhood programs. The grants awarded under this funding opportunity would support projects for three years in organizations that have the capacity and proven track record of helping low-income fathers. Read more.
Studies show students perform better when both mothers and fathers are involved in their children’s education. Men and women think differently and bring different perspectives and skills to school activities. School communities thrive when both men and women participate. Yet, men remain a largely untapped resource. Read more.
What does fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood means giving my children the best education and care possible. Also, being able to guide my children through the right path in life and always to be there when they need me. Read more.
As we move to increase Project Fatherhood’s visibility in the local community and online, we are utilizing various social media outlets to promote the program. Now you can keep up to date on all things related to Project Fatherhood. Read more.
Being a father can be a wonderful thing, once you get past all the gross stuff, all the stressful events, the loss of privacy, and the bewildering number of ways you can screw it up. But other than those few things, fatherhood is wonderful. Every dad has fears that he won’t be a great dad, that he’ll mess up, that he’ll be a failure. It comes with the job. Unfortunately, what doesn’t come with the job is a simple set of instructions. As guys, we often will skip the manual, figuring we can wing it … but when things go wrong, it’s nice to have that manual to go back to. Fatherhood needs that manual. Read more.
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