Champions of Change

Champions of Change: Father's Day

The White House honors individuals who are working to promote responsible fatherhood that strengthens familes and communities.

Roland C. Warren is President of the National Fatherhood Initiative. Through Roland’s leadership, the organization has become the nation’s #1 provider of fatherhood resources to communities,...

Joseph T. Jones, Jr. is founder of the Center for Urban Families (CFUF), a Baltimore, Maryland nonprofit. CFUF’s mission is to strengthen urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve...

Dr. Michelle Mickle Foster is the CEO of the Kanawha Institute for Social Research & Action, Inc. (KISRA) and has served in this capacity since 1998 (14 years). She developed all of KISRA’s...

J. Michael Hall, M.Ed. is a father of two sons and the husband to a very successful middle school reading teacher. J. Michael is a former special education teacher and a “recovering” middle school...

John Sowers is the President of The Mentoring Project (thementoringproject.org,) a non-profit dedicated to rewriting the fatherless story through mentoring. The Mentoring Project works in dozens...

Carey Casey is Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas City-based National Center for Fathering, a non-profit organization established in 1990 to encourage and equip men in their role as fathers and...

Stacey Bouchet is the Co-Director of Women In Fatherhood, Inc. She brings to this position her experience as a researcher and consultant who helps individuals, groups and organizations with...

Bob Johnson and his family, of Tuttle, OK, were one of the families recently featured in the 2012 documentary "Bully." He has spent the past year traveling across the country speaking out about...

Jerry Tello comes from a family of Mexican, Texan roots and was raised in south central Los Angeles. He is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of fatherhood, family strengthening,...

Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner is President of Skinner Leadership Institute, which she co-founded in 1992. The Skinner Leadership Institute was formerly known as Tom Skinner Associates, where she...