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December 9, 2014: Colorado Practitioner Network for Fathers & Families Meeting 1:00 - 2:30 (MTN) at Families First, 2163 South Yosemite, Denver, CO or call in to participate at 1.712.432.1500 Participant code: 188330#
HHS seeks public and stakeholder input on report to Congress that reviews the effectiveness of the child support program, including an analysis of any unintended consequences or performance issues associated with program practices. Comments accepted through 12/22/2014
New book by Ronald Mincy et al to be released December 1, 2014 - Failing Our Fathers: Confronting the Crisis of Economically Vulnerable Nonresident Fathers by Ronald B. Mincy, Monique Jethwani, and Serena Klempin
- Multi-method, interdisciplinary study of the most recent quantitative and qualitative studies about vulnerable nonresident fathers.
- Breaks out of familiar boundaries based on race/ethnicity and marital status at birth.
- Focuses on the commonalities among nonresident fathers who are unable to support their children, given the mass incarceration and unemployment of the past two decades.
- Shows how to re-orient policies affecting vulnerable fathers, their children and families from the perspective of a leading contributor to research, policy, and practice in this field over the same period.
Connecting the Dots: Raising A Reader Builds Evidence Base for its Parent Engagement and Early Literacy Program
Bringing Fathers In is a series of smart, punchy, evidence-based information sheets backed up with a series of online research summaries. The information sheets, developed by the Fatherhood Institute (UK) in collaboration with Men Care and supported by the Bernard van Leer Foundation, are free to download, and designed to print. They, and the supporting research summaries, are intended for an international audience of health, education and social care professionals, policy makers, programme managers and designers, researchers and evaluators.