THIS FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND, June 14-16, 2013The Do Right Dads National Fatherhood Conference "FIGHTING FOR FATHERHOOD"
A weekend filled with activities to strengthen fathers in our community. DON'T MISS OUT!Powerful WorkshopsJob FairsHealth ScreeningsExposBlack Tie AffairLuncheonPanelsSpirit filled breakfast and worship service And MORE!ATTENTION: Social Workers, Service Providers, Educators, Etc! Earn Continued Educational Credits at the "Fighting For Fatherhood" Conference!! The number is: CEU#50-738 (expires 3/31/2015)
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ABOUT THE CONFERENCEThere is a battle going on out there and we are looking for a few good men and women this Fathers Day Weekend June 14- 16, 2013Join Fatherz in the Hood and The City of Miami Gardens for the first annual Do Right Dads National Fatherhood Conference, " Fighting for Fatherhood". It's a weekend that you don't want to miss with powerful workshops, job fairs, health screenings, expos, a Black Tie Affair, luncheon panels and a spirit filled breakfast and worship service. On Friday, educators, law enforcement officers, community based organizations and service providers will participate in certified training workshops that provide best fatherhood practices that will reduce crime by building stronger families and communities. Closing out with a networking reception hosted by the City of Miami Gardens Mayor, Oliver Gilbert and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc .Join us on Saturday as we kick off with the "State of Fatherhood" address with workshops facilitated by experts that address issues that father's face on the battlefield of life every day. Whether its child support, baby mama drama, restoration of rights, employment, entrepreneurship opportunities, custodial rights or communication, we have something for everyone.Explore our Fatherhood Empowerment Expo which will include a job fair, health corner and a men extreme make over session. Dance the night away as Fathers escort their Daughters and Sons escort their Mothers to the Do Right Dads Black Tie Ball. Hosted by 99 Jams, special awards will be presented to top Dads from Dade County.What better way to close out a wonderful weekend, than to have a spirit filled breakfast and worship service on Sunday.Stay tuned for further information on confirmed presenters, sponsors and surprise guests that have joined our FATHERHOOD MOVEMENT!If you need information on vending opportunities, group rates or sponsorships, please call Mr Nate Jones at (786) 299-2792.
CONFIRMED SPEAKERSKenneth Braswell | Executive Director of Fathers IncorporatedJack Kammer | Program Support Consultant of National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI)Etan Thomas | Veteran NBA Player, Author & ActivistWaldo E. Johnson, Jr. PhD, MSW | Associate Professor of University of ChicagoTalmadge Willard Fair | President of Urban League of Greater Miami, IncMorris Copeland | Director of the Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services DepartmentFedrick Ingram | President of United Teachers of Dade
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PARTNERS IN THE MOVEMENTDepartment of Juvenile JusticeMiami Dade CountyCity of Miami Gardens Police DepartmentSouth Florida WorkforceFatherhood Taskforce of South FloridaEtan Thomas, NBA Veteran100 Black MenFlorida Memorial University/Black Male ExplorersOmega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.Girl PowerFamily CentralFriendship Missionary Baptist ChurchNew Birth Missionary Baptist Church
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