|A Guide to Strengthening Fatherhood in Your Community™ (Downloadable)
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The Guide to Strengthening to Fatherhood in Your Community™ provides helpful information on how to: start your own organization, start serving fathers from an existing organization, offer fatherhood programming in your community, raise funds, and mobilize your community around the issue of father absence. This is the most comprehensive resource available for those interested in promoting father involvement locally!
Who is it For?
Whether you are new to efforts to strengthen fatherhood or have been working in the field for years, The Guide to Strengthening to Fatherhood in Your Community™ provides you with ideas and information that will help you build stronger relationships between children and their fathers in your community, thus strengthening families. Full of new ideas, fresh inspiration, a different perspective, and even the nuts and bolts this is an excellent reference guide for anyone working on the fatherhood issue.
- As a Community Organizer: You might be looking to find ways to strengthen father-child relationships through your association with a wide range of service providers in your community. This guide will help you think about three primary strategies for strengthening fatherhood—educating, equipping, and engaging. You will also learn about potential funding streams for your efforts.
- As a Program Developer for a Large, Family-focused Organization: Your organization might be considering beginning or strengthening a fatherhood program. You can use this guide to acquaint yourself with NFI resources that will assist you in defining and achieving your objectives for growth in the area of fatherhood programming.
- As a Program Developer for a Father-focused Organization: As part of an existing fatherhood organization, you might use in-house resources or resources from other fatherhood organizations. This guide will help you become more familiar with our resources and implementation strategies.
- As a Concerned Citizen: If you are a concerned citizen, an elected official, a member of the clergy, a retiree who wants to make a difference, a member of the media, or anyone else concerned about father-child relationships; you will find good information to take your concerns and transform them into constructive actions on behalf of fathers and families in your community.
- Strategies for Becoming Involved in the Fatherhood Movement
- Finding a Constructive Tone and Positive Message
- Educating Your Community—Developing Awareness, Interest, and Support
- National, State and Local Facts
- Equipping Leaders, Other Decision Makers, and Practitioners Selected NFI Curricula and Products
- Engaging Your Community—Implementation and Organization Strategies
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