Responsible Fatherhood and Marriage

Central to Casey's community change approach is the commitment to nurture and sustain strong families, which includes engaged and contributing fathers. Investments to promote responsible fatherhood focused on providing public education, building support networks and conducting research to improve parent involvement.


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Casey Connects: Summer 2011

This issue of Casey Connects spotlights four initiatives that the Annie E. Casey Foundation has invested in for the last decade: aiding the formerly incarcerated, promoting responsible fatherhood, supporting healthy relationships and tapping into the strengths of faith-based organizations. The end goal in each of these efforts is the same: Give kids in tough communities a better shot at success.

Published June 21, 2011

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Bridges to Manhood

The juvenile probation office in Cook County, IL, created a fatherhood program to keep delinquent dads on track toward probation. This report details that program.

Published May 1, 2011

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Making Fathers Count

This report lays out the chronological history of the responsible fatherhood movement, its accomplishments and the challenges it faces in policy, research and funding moving forward.

Published February 21, 2002

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Restoring Fathers to Families and Communities

This detailed, six-step guide tells state and local officials how to act, legislatively and administratively, to help America’s fathers help their children. At every step, it offers clear recommendations for promoting father involvement, examples from the front lines and resources for learning more.

Published February 21, 2000

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