Fatherhood Initiative Inaugural Rally

Event Purpose:

  • Celebrate and offer due recognition to/for fathers who take care as well as support their families and children.
  • Challenge men to be leaders in their families, communities and a constant presence in their children’s lives.
  • Proclaim Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity, Inc. support of the President’s plea for men to get more involved in the family.

Goals:

Men will pledge to:

  •  Spend more quality time with their children – 20 hours weekly;
  •  Always support their children monetarily, emotionally and spiritually;
  •  Visit their child’s school quarterly (not including disciplinary/athletic events);
  •  Answer the call to be their child’s primary role model;
  •  Help stop bullying/youth violence;
  •  Volunteer with their children for a community outreach activity;
  •  Aid in care giving of child;
  •  Maintain good rapport with the child’s mother;
  • Dedicated to providing a child friendly developmental environment;
  • Develop good health habits and share with children/youth.

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 Committed Community Partners

Memphis Urban League

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Memphis, Inc.

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

Memphis Branch NAACP

United Way of Mid-South

Memphis TPP Fatherhood Program Le Bonheur Community Health and Well Being

Memphis & Shelby County Office of Re-entry

American Red Cross

ASPIRE Public Schools

Concorde School BP/BS Screening

Messick

Baptist Memorial Health Care

NROTC

Southwest Tennessee Community College