Updates: March 4 - 18

"At the end of the day, fatherhood is the most meaningful thing I’ve done, but you have to give it time and attention. I hope my children will say I've done that." - Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Father of Four

Concerning The Creation Of Crimes Involving Deception About Material Information In Connection With The Preparation Of Birth Certificates HB15-1282 (PDF)

New Resource

Addressing Child Support in Fatherhood Programs: Perspectives of Fathers and Service Providers by Jennifer M. Threlfall and Patricia L. KohlArticle first published online: 4 MAR 2015 © 2015 National Council on Family Relations

New Events (link)

March 23, 2015 | 'One Night in Miami' Cast & Men of Color Conversation

March 23, 2015 | Beyond Silence and Violence Brief and Webinar

March 24, 2015 | Strengthening Families Network Meeting, 9:30 am – 11:30 am

March 28th and April 4 | “Pieces Never Missing" Fatherhood Engagement workshop at Denver Blair Caldwell Library at  2401 Welton St. Denver, CO 80205

April 30, 2015 | Peaceful Households 2015 Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Conference

New Facebook Posts (link)

  • The Working Dad’s Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home by Scott Behson, PhD
  • U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on 'My Brother's Keeper': One Year Later
  • Fatherhood Engagement workshop at Denver Blair Caldwell Library-2401 Welton St. Denver | March 28th and April 4 at 2:30pm
  • Peaceful Households 2015 Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Conf April 30th in Colorado Springs
  • Free 4/15 Family Relations article-Addressing Child Support in Fatherhood Programs: Perspectives of Fathers & Service Providers
  • Colorado Crisis Services-Help get the word out about this new service for Colorado families.
  • Strong Fiscal Management is Key to Nonprofit Sustainability via @ChildTrends
  • The latest from the Australian Fatherhood Research Network
  • Problem child to problem-solver - Rosemarie Allen recently developed an online course as part of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative
  • 11 Encouraging phrases for your kids - National Center for Fathering
  • My Brother's Keeper Task Force One-Year Progress Report
  • 2 brands-2 narratives about masculinity-1 parent company. Insightful video & blog post about media literacy
  • WEBINAR 3/23: Beyond Silence and Violence: Engaging Men in Advocacy Against and Prevention of Domestic Violence
  • Male, Inc. Project is seeking Workshops Focused on Young Men for Youth 360° - Healthy Teen Network's 36th Annual National Conference
  • The Nightly Show Feb 4, 2015 Episode: Black Fatherhood Panelists Common, Charles Blow, Joe Jones and Mike Yard join Larry for an in-depth discussion of African-American fatherhood.

Events (link) Events in bold updated or added this week


February 2, 2015-April 9, 2015
Free tax preparation by AARP certified volunteers

March 19, 2015
SAMHSA Fund Development Training for Community and Faith Based Organizations

March 23, 2015
DAAP & One Night in Miami Cast: A Community Conversation: The Man of Color Experience, Then & Now


March 23, 2015
Beyond Silence and Violence Brief and Webinar


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

March 24, 2015
Strengthening Families Network Meeting


March 25, 2015
Free Webinar: Family Financial Empowerment

April 4, 2015
"Pieces Never Missing" Fatherhood Engagement workshop


April 14, 2015
COLORADO PRACTITIONERS NETWORK FOR FATHERS AND FAMILIES MEETING

April 30, 2015
Peaceful Households 2015 Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Conference


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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