Fatherhood Buzz- New York

Fatherhood Buzz– New York

fatherhoodbuzzNeighborhood barbershops are a trusted space to discuss personal and public issues, ranging from family to politics, health, money, and other life issues.  Fatherhood Buzz is an effort to increase awareness around responsible fatherhood and parenting issues, and increase families access to support through local barbershops throughout the country.  Fatherhood Buzz events take place up to four times throughout the year, typically on Saturdays.

Community Partners and Barbershops from Little Rock to Long Beach are taking part in a national conversation about the importance of healthy relationships in the lives of fathers and families. Check out the list below –

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Infόrmate: ACF’s update for and about the Latino Community

acf2Infόrmate is the Administration for Children and Families’ update for and about the Latino community. (http://www.acf.hhs.gov/informate) Leaders of the community receive monthly updates about the agency’s programs and initiatives designed to help people start a path to economic self-sufficiency and to help build successful communities and families. These include job training, child care and Head Start, temporary assistance for families struggling to get back on their feet and other vital human services. One of our main goals at ACF is to be more inclusive of and responsive to the needs of the Latino community.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about ACF. For more information, or to sign up a new recipient for Infόrmate, contact Special Assistant Jesus Garcia in the ACF Office of Public Affairs at jesus.garcia@acf.hhs.gov.

2nd Annual Building Strong Families: Forging Pathways to a Stronger African Community

On Thursday, March 6, 2014, the New York County District Attorney’s Office together with the Council of African Imams and Sauti Yetu/Center for African Women and Families will co-sponsor the “2nd Annual Building Strong Families: Forging Pathways to a Stronger African Community” forum. This event will be held at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM.

The goal of the forum is to give the African immigrant community the tools and resources they need to respond to matters related to family issues. Topics will include: Engaging with Your Child’s School to Ensure Success, Negotiating Cultural Differences and When Family Disputes Affect Your Safety.

For more information, please contact Community Affairs Coordinator Famod Konneh at 212.335.9082.

You can download here, 2nd Annual Building Strong Families on March 6th, 2014