January 9 - 15 Updates

What kind of dad do you strive to be?
In tune with what is going on in their world. I want to lead by example. Taking care of myself and our needs as a family.  It is important that my sons know I am there for them. No matter what this world throws at them, I am on their side, and will not falter. - Joe Jansen, Father of Three

News

Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs Proposed Rule document was issued by the Administration of Children and Families (ACF) The comment period closes this Friday night, 1/16/2015 at 11:59pm (EST)

HireforColorado.com is a resource dedicated to helping Colorado's longterm unemployed

Resources

PolicyLink 1/12/15 Webinar:  The New Proposed Child Support Rule: What It Means for Low-Income Fathers Webinar recording | Webinar slides

An Evidence Framework to Improve Results
Background Paper for the 2014 HAROLD RICHMAN PUBLIC POLICY SYMPOSIUM:THE FUTURE OF EVIDENCE
Washington, DC | November 13, 2014

Valuing All Our Families: Progressive Policies that Strengthen Family Commitments and Reduce Family Disparities In addition to reviewing the extensive research that has been done on families today, this report offers a framework for understanding family indicators that can influence child and adult outcomes and highlights some key economic and social policies that would strengthen family commitments and reduce family disparities.

Facebook Posts (Link)

  • "10 Rules Of Survival If Stopped By The Police”
  • Building Evidence in Human Services: An Interview with ACF’s Naomi Goldstein
  • Locke | Director: Steven Knight | Cast: Tom Hardy | Britain, 84 minutes
  • Like Father, Like Son (Soshite Chichi ni Naru) | Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Japan, sub-titles, 120 minutes
  • Easy Ways Dads Can Get Involved in Their Child's Education | Parent Toolkit Blog | Christopher Brown
  • Fatherhood classes from Padres Adelante Family Services
  • An Evidence Framework to Improve Results | Background Paper for the 2014 Harold Richman Public Policy Symposium
  • The "Citizens' Memo," What do you want to see accomplished in the next two years? Tell President Obama.
  • Colorado Foster Care & Adoption Film Festival - January 24
  • Center for American Progress Report: Valuing All Our Families
  • Progressive Policies that Strengthen Family Commitments and Reduce Family Disparities
  • The Black Bar interviews Dr. Ronald Mincy about his new book "Failing Our Fathers."
  • PolicyLink Webinar: The New Proposed Child Support Rule: What It Means for Low-Income Fathers
  • HireforColorado.com is a resource dedicated to helping Colorado's unemployed

Events (Link)

December 1, 2014-February 25, 2015
Bridges Out of Poverty Classes

December 18, 2014-January 23, 2015
CRC Nonprofit Leadership & Management Program - Application Deadline January 23, 2015

January 21, 2015
Webinar: How Working Families Make Ends Meet in a Post-Welfare World

January 24, 2015
Colorado Foster Care and Adoption Film Festival

January 22, 2015-April 16, 2015
January 28, 2015
Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: How to be an askable adult about anything

January 29, 2015-April 23, 2015
Nurturing Fathers Class in Routt County



February 6, 2015
First Annual National Save our Sons Night (NSOSN)

February 17, 2015-February 20, 2015
16th Annual National Families & Fathers Conference

February 19, 2015-February 21, 2015
Dad 2.0 Summit

February 26, 2015-February 27, 2015
3rd Annual National Teen and Youth Fatherhood Conference

February 28, 2015
Reaching Fathers in the Community presented by Father's United

March 24, 2015-March 26, 2015
Center for Urban Families' 2015 PLI Summit: Pathways to Stability and Economic Success for Fathers and Families

May 12, 2015-May 14, 2015
2015 Federal Regions 8 & 10 Community Action Conference - Denver

June 9, 2015-June 12, 2015
17th Annual International Fatherhood Conference: "Responsible Fatherhood: Building Our Future Through Innovation, Evaluation and Accountability"

June 15, 2015-June 17, 2015
2015 Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference

Don't forget to check our listing of ongoing classes!

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