Meet: Troy Hughey, AVOF’s Editor & Law/Political Correspondent

Troy K. Hughey is employed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is currently the Editor for A Village of Fathers Blog and will eventually turn into a not for profit organization seeking to encourage fatherhood in urban communities. Mr. Hughey has worked in several fields over a fifteen year span. Mr. Hughey has workedContinue reading “Meet: Troy Hughey, AVOF’s Editor & Law/Political Correspondent”

The State of Abortion Laws In Today’s America (2019)

In recent weeks the topic of abortion has made headlines around the nation. The Roe V. Wade doctrine states the following, the Supreme Court ruled that women had a constitutional right to abortion, and that this right was based on an implied right to personal privacy emanating from the Ninth and Fourteenth Amendments. Specifically, severalContinue reading “The State of Abortion Laws In Today’s America (2019)”

The State of Dad’s Mental Health

The State of Dad’s Mental Health Historically, when we hear the term “Post-Natal Depression”, our children’s mothers will come to mind. On the contrary, “Postnatal depression is a type of depression that many parents experience after having a baby. It’s a common problem, affecting more than 1 in every 10 women within a year ofContinue reading “The State of Dad’s Mental Health”

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”