Fathers/ Fatherhood

Photo of Etan Thomas.

Etan Thomas: Providing Kids Positive Messages

NBA veteran, published poet, noted book author and blog writer Etan Thomas has been asked to be part of President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.

Titus O'Neil plays cards with his two sons

Thunderclapping for Father’s Day: Reaching Families to Celebrate Dad

The Office of Family Assistance needs your help as it implements a Father’s Day Thunderclap, a new social media promotion tool.

Photo of dad playing with son on the living room floor surrounded by blocks.

Take Time to Be a Healthy Dad Today

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse sponsors Fatherhood Buzz Outreach focusing on Men’s Health.

Photo of Marc Fisher in the kitchen preparing cup cakes with his child.

Emergency Preparedness with Dad

How does a single father have enough time to discuss emergency preparedness with his two sons?

Photo of Carlis Williams, ACF Southeast Regional Administrator.

Strategies for Strengthening At-Risk and Underserved Families

Region 4 promotes ACF’s national vision to make a positive difference in the lives of our nation’s most vulnerable children and families.

Earl Johnson, Director of Office of Family Assistance

Happy Father's Day

A special message from Earl Johnson, director of the Office of Family Assistance

Sihoulette of father holding up a baby on the beach during a sunset.

Father Figures Making a Difference

Today's fathers contribute to their children's overall development and well-being in many ways.

Photo of a dad, child and mom lifting their arms at a park.

Healthy Men, Healthy Families

Men’s health issues rarely affect only the male. They take their toll on the entire family unit.

Photo of Native American dad holding his child.

Celebrating and Supporting Native Fathers

Using Culture to Celebrate and Support Native Fathers

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Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference Takes Place May 29-31 in Washington, D.C.

OPRE hosts the 16th Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference in Washington, D.C., on May 29-31.  The event is free and open to the public.

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