Incarceration Impacts Multiple Generations: Families Affected By Prison

Today, urban communities across the nation continue to deal with the epidemic of children of color raised in fatherless homes. Many factors contribute to single-parent households but one factor, in particular, has had a damaging effect on families of color, Mass Incarceration, and parenting from prison! The focus of this article will explain why andContinue reading “Incarceration Impacts Multiple Generations: Families Affected By Prison”

Listen The AVOF Father 2 Father Conference Calls via YouTube

The topics discussed during this call by the fathers were: Note: 2 mothers joined our conference call What was you father like? (how did the relationship you have with your father, influence how you view parenthood) Investing in your children’s future (life insurance, banking/investments, college plan and more) Time vs Money (Whats more important toContinue reading “Listen The AVOF Father 2 Father Conference Calls via YouTube”

A Father Looking To Become A police officer….Killed by One

By Lindsey Bever and Alex Horton (via WashiongtonPost.com) November 14 at 3:07 PM Jemel Roberson had dreams of becoming a police officer. He was killed by one. The 26-year-old was working as an armed security guard Sunday when he tried to intervene during a shooting outside a Chicago-area bar. Officers arrived, and — officials laterContinue reading “A Father Looking To Become A police officer….Killed by One”

4 Reasons and Other Factors Why Dads Are Important (Too)!!!!!

Moms are nurtures and create the foundation, with love and care. They are also the backbone of the family. However, DADS are important too, and here is a few fun facts 1 – New fathers involvement and caring for their child in the first days of child’s life can have a positive long-term benefits 2 – HigherContinue reading “4 Reasons and Other Factors Why Dads Are Important (Too)!!!!!”

Who Is Derek Bernard?

I’m a 35 year man of god, married and father of an eight year old girl, and a son that’s due August 12, 2018. However, he can enter the world any day. When I was in my mother’s womb, she was in Rikers Island prison facility and my father was in another facility for theContinue reading “Who Is Derek Bernard?”