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Ten Key Findings from Responsible Fatherhood Initiatives

Publication Date
Feb 27, 2008

This brief summarizes key findings from several important fatherhood initiatives that were developed and implemented during the 1990s and early 2000s. Formal evaluations of these fatherhood efforts have been completed, some quite recently, making this an opportune time to step back and assess what has been learned and how policy makers and program managers can build on the early programs' successes and challenges. The brief highlights lessons from: the Young Unwed Fathers Project, Parents' Fair Share (PFS), Welfare-to-Work Grant (WtW) Programs, Responsible Fatherhood Programs (RFP), and Partners for Fragile Families (PFF).