News

Learn more about our fatherhood initiatives, the people we help, the changes we’re working to make and the organizations making it possible.

If you’re working on a story about fatherhood and families, our communications team is here to help. You’ll find news releases here.

Friday Lasisi

Father Focus: Friday Lasisi

August 31, 2020

A dad gets the support he needs for himself and his children.

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Center Launches The Dad Facts Campaign

August 31, 2020

The Center has launched a statewide awareness campaign focuses on the impact of father absence.

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Midlands Fatherhood Coalition Featured in Columbia Metropolitan Magazine

August 31, 2020

In a feature article, the mission of Midlands Fatherhood Coalition is shows how hope can change lives.

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Center Distributes School Backpacks for Fathers

August 31, 2020

The Center stuffed 375 school backpacks for program participants to give to their children.

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Center Receives Duke Energy Foundation Grant

August 13, 2020

The Center received one of 18 grants awarded by Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofits focused on social justice and racial equality.

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Center and DJJ Partner To Serve Young Men

July 29, 2020

A grant from Department of Health and Human Services Office of Population Affairs will fund the three-year project.

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Father Focus: Larry Mitchell

July 29, 2020

After years of struggle, a father reconnects with the daughter he thought he'd lost.

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From Law Clerks to Legal Eagles

July 29, 2020

Each year, we are fortunate to get to work with a law clerk from the USC School of Law.

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Center to Launch The Dad Facts Campaign

July 29, 2020

In August, the center will launch a statewide campaign designed to put the facts about what happens to children, families and communities when dads are absent and when they are present and engaged.

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3rd Annual Reel Connection Winners

July 27, 2020

Dean Galloway from Brevard, NC will join Bassmaster Hall of Famer Davy Hite for the 3rd Annual Reel Connection fishing trip.

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Working Through COVID-19

June 17, 2020

The Center and its fatherhood organizations find ways to keep services for fathers on track in the new norm of COVID-19.

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Center Responds to the Death of George Floyd

June 10, 2020

The Center has released a statement on the tragic death of George Floyd, another African American father whose passing leaves more fatherless children to find their own way through life.

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