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Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 3:19 PM EDT
To celebrate Father's Day, the White House Champions of Change initiative honored those advancing fatherhood and mentorship in communities of low-income men and boys. Inspiring our youth by creating a lifelong bond from a father to a child is of paramount importance for the well-being of our children, and it is a cause that reaches and affects us all.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 4:32 PM EDT
With a new law in Illinois, 23 states have adopted pro-military spouse license portability measures -- allowing more military families to more easily transition jobs between moves.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 11:20 AM EDT
Together for Tomorrow, led by the U.S. Department of Education, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and the Corporation for National and Community Service, highlights community-school partnerships in order to foster and inspire family and community engagement in education.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 6:44 PM EDT
Being a dad is so important today because it’s an opportunity to empower the next generation of men and women to conquer whatever challenges may face them. It’s an opportunity to help shape their future. June is America's Great Outdoors Month, and finding a way to spend time with a son, daughter, or mentee outdoors can help shape the next generation of happy, healthy Americans.
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 6:12 PM EDT
A new report details the Obama Administration’s long-standing commitment to encourage all fathers to take responsibility for their children’s intellectual, emotional and financial well-being
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
In celebration of fathers everywhere, here’s an album of Presidents with the people who know them simply as “Dad” and “Granddad.”
Posted byon June 14, 2012 at 8:31 AM EDT
President Obama celebrated Father’s Day a little early with four dads at Kenny’s Barbeque Smokehouse in Northeast Washington, DC on Wednesday
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 12:41 PM EDT
After pulling his child out of school because of bullying, Bob Johnson had had enough. He became an advocate for The Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network and since then his work has led to the Safe Schools Improvement Act and Student Non-discrimination Act legislation currently before lawmakers.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 12:26 PM EDT
Over the last 30 years, Jerry Tello has dedicated his efforts to preventing and healing the pain of relationship/community violence, teen pregnancy, fatherless-ness and internalized oppression. In 1988, together with a group of other dedicated men, Jerry Tello developed the National Compadres Network, an organization dedicated to building and strengthening the positive involvement of Latino men in the lives of their children and families.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 12:17 PM EDT
Joseph Jones founded the Center for Urban Families to help strengthen urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success.