Fatherhood and Parental Engagement Rountable

Event Details
Date: 
July 28, 2016
Location: 
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The July roundtable will provide an opportunity to learn more about the reality of fatherhood in low-income communities, the barriers that non-custodial fathers face in their attempts to be involved parents, and programs that are working to provide fathers with the skills and the confidence to take on a greater role in the lives of their children. 

Invited speakers  include Joel Austin, President and CEO of Daddy University, Reuben Jones, Executive Director of Frontline Dads, and Jay Fagen, Professor in the School of Social Work at Temple University and Co-director of the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network. The panel discussion will be moderated by Eric K. Grimes / Shomari, Director of AAKT Concepts and host of Reaching Out for the Brothers (ROFTB) radio program, which is heard weekly on WURD.

The event begins at 9 AM and ends at 11 AM.