For years now, UNICEF USA‘s efforts to support the world’s children have included the recognition and support of fathers around the world. They’ve long since recognized that the father’s critical role in children’s early development, and kudos to them. A father’s active involvement with their children is one of their most important factors in a child’s opportunity for success in life.
Partnership for Dads was founded with a mission to help fathers become more involved parents and build strong families so that their children can have the best possible life. The importance of this effort and how we’re working to achieve our goals will be the focus of our lecture this weekend, where we discuss “Our Mission for Dads”.
“Fathers feel a lot of pressure as the providers for their families. It’s key that they are equipped with the tools to financially empower themselves and their households” says Dorethia Kelly, presenter at our 16th Annual Fathers Conference in 2016.
This LA Times report has an important message for Dads: “Pediatricians have a message for fathers: You’re more important to your child’s health and well-being than you — and we — might have realized.”
Partnership for Dads begins its new Interactive Dads campaign with MINECRAFT DAYS! Interactive Dads is a series of activities and events designed to provide dads and kids fun, social, and educational opportunities to interact and MINECRAFT DAYS! is a great way to start. In a partnership with the Southfield Public Library, dads, father figures, and their kids will come together to build and play on the biggest PC game to ever exist!
Barack Obama has become increasingly reflective as his term as President winds down. On the impact of his father and mother on his life and his role as a father to his own daughters, it’s clear this man knows what a father is. The President and Academy Award winning actor Bryan Cranston sit down in the Oval Office with the New York Times and discuss parenting in this must read article. Check it out at http://nyti.ms/23u9qlk.