All posts by Fathers Incorporated

Fathers Incorporated (FI) is a national, non-profit organization working to build stronger families and communities through the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood. Established in 2004, FI has a unique seat at the national table, working with leaders in the White House, Congress, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Family Law, and the Responsible Fatherhood Movement. FI works collaboratively with organizations around the country to identify and advocate for social and legislative changes that lead to healthy father involvement with children, regardless of the father’s marital or economic status, or geographic location. From employment and incarceration issues, to child support and domestic violence, FI addresses long-standing problems to achieve long-term results for children, their families, the communities, and nation in which they live.

Fathers Incorporated’s Response to NAFSCE’s Healing the Growing Divide

Fathers Incorporated (FI) commends the National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) for its recent statement on healing the growing divide through equitable family, school, and community partnerships.

Exploring the History, Importance and Relevance of Fatherhood on Television

Fatherhood is a crucial aspect of human life, and it has been depicted on television for decades. The representation of fatherhood on television has evolved over time, reflecting changing social norms and values.

Understanding Fatherhood and the Ideation of Suicide

Suicide is a serious and complex issue that affects many individuals and families worldwide. Fatherhood, being a role that comes with immense responsibilities and pressures, can also contribute to mental health challenges and suicidal ideation.

The Impact of Shame and Guilt on Father Absence

Father absence has become a growing concern in our society. With research suggesting that children growing up without fathers are more likely to experience negative outcomes such as behavioral problems, poor academic performance, and increased risk of substance abuse and mental health issues.

Understanding Why Men are Hesitant to Ask for Help

For many men, asking for help can be a daunting prospect. There are various reasons why men might be hesitant to seek support, including social conditioning, stigma, and a fear of vulnerability.

Fathers Incorporated to host 7th Graduation of 40 Black Dads on the Heels of the Death of Tyre Nichols

“It is unfortunate that this particular celebration will take place after the nation watched the released video of the murder of Tyre Nichols. While we celebrate the accomplishment of our dads, we also have mourn the death of yet another Black Man who happen to be the father of a 4-year-old son.”

Long-Standing Georgia Law Stands Between Fatherhood and Children

Long-Standing Georgia Law Stands Between Fatherhood and Children. Legitimation is a policy that determines the legal status of non-married fathers in relation to his child. When children are legitimized, fathers have the right and authority to make decisions in support of their well-being. In all states but Georgia, legitimation for non-married fathers is determined at the time of paternity.