Fathers Incorporated/Real Dads Read
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.
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. FI works in the field, serving as a resource for policy makers, government officials, state and local organizations, service providers, and mothers and fathers. Our objective is to help fathers and children connect, raise awareness of the need for positive father involvement, and educate men and women about the importance of healthy father-child relationships.
As the past Director of the New York State Fatherhood Initiative (www.dads.ny.gov), Braswell managed over $11 million in programs, a $1 million comprehensive evaluation, and the NYS Noncustodial Earned Income Tax Credit. Braswell has been featured and mentioned in Essence, Gospel Today, Essence, The Crisis, CNN, Washington Times, Time and various other media forums. He is also a radio host on the Tavis Smiley Network.
Braswell serves as a board member of several organizations, which includes the National Black Child Development Institute – Albany Chapter. Prior, he served on both the Albany NAACP and Capital District YMCA boards, and held the position of vice-president for the Urban League of Northeastern New York. Mr. Earlier in his career, Braswell was a radio broadcaster for 15+ years and a community newspaper publisher for 10 years. Braswell has received numerous awards and recognitions since he began his community service efforts in Braswell and his family currently resides in Atlanta, GA
Books from Fathers Incorporated include:
Daddy, There’s A Noise Outside
Daddy Is Feeling Blue
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