Responsible Fatherhood & Marriage
You are in the Responsible Fatherhood & Healthy Marriage section section of the Casey Foundation Knowledge Center, which offers resources that are either published or funded by the Casey Foundation. The following resources address policies and programs that support the healthy development of children in two-parent families whenever possible.
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Bridges to Manhood: A Multifaceted Probation Strategy that Incorporates Fatherhood Development
This documents looks at strategies for fatherhood development within probation intervention, as an effort to provide young men with opportunities to build competencies through the probation experience to become better men and fathers.
40+ Top Fatherhood Resources
These resources are a snapshot of web-based materials available as of May, 2011; including field-shaping research and information sites, practical tools, and programmatic guidance for the important work of responsible fatherhood.
Responsible Fatherhood Investments, 1994-2009: Influence, Impact, & Leverage
This publication documents the Casey Foundation’s investments and the significant results to which it has contributed through its 15 year focus on Responsible Fatherhood.
Issue Briefs on Responsible Fatherhood
Fathers are a critical component in childhood development, strong family structure, and overall family economic success. This brief explores the obstacles and opportunities around responsible fatherhood, as well as lessons learned and best practices from the field.
Responsible Government: Investing in the Well-being of Black Fathers, Families and Communities
This report documents the policies and practices that contribute to inequitable outcomes for African American families, even when these policies and practices are not explicitly race-focused. It also examines the consequences of the message that low opportunity imparts to struggling African Americans about “how the world works” – or doesn’t – for their families and communities.