Fatherhood Initiative Conference October 2019

On October 26, 2019, brothers from Tau Tau Chapter held the “Fatherhood Initiative Conference”. This event took place during YLC 2019 weekend, at USC which is in the heart of Los Angeles, Ca 90089-0911

Following President Obama’s “Fatherhood Initiative”, the Brothers of Tau Tau Chapter developed their annual Fathers Conference.

The Fathers Conference is an annual event held on the Campus of USC where extremely knowledgeable and gifted speakers and presenters from a variety of professions provide uplifting and informational speeches as well as educational and engaging workshops to conference attendees, all with the goal of encouraging and supporting fathers, aiding them to be the best dads they can for their own children and families.

This years’ conference attracted over 552 young men between the ages of 8 and 80, 114 mothers and approximately 80 fathers.

The conference offers different workshops with a variety of topics including Sexting, Child Sex Trafficking, Gang Violence, Drug Trends, Social Media, Mental Health & Wellness, Financial Resources, Financing College, and Financial Literacy, etc.

Brother Keith Parker has spearheaded the conference since its inception and is responsible for procuring the presenters, developing the agenda, and organizing the conference.

The goal of the Fathers Conference is to support the professional development, quality improvement training of those working with families, parents, and children and building healthy communities with father engagement strategies.