Engaging Fathers - Putting Lessons Into Practice, Part 2

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“Engaging Fathers – Putting Lessons Into Practice” is a three-part series to share strategies implemented from three of the five State or county agencies: Los Angeles County, California; Hartford, Connecticut; and Prowers County, Colorado. Part one focuses on the strategies developed within Hartford, Connecticut.

The following individuals are featured in this episode:

Topics discussed include the following:

  • What value community organizations provided, via its influence and leadership, in Los Angeles County's improvement team
  • How Los Angeles County's actions and thoughts diminished the importance of fathers and paternal families and the steps the agency took to change its processes and mindsets
  • Why the improvement team felt they needed the courage to act "intentionally and unapologetically" to implement meaningful change

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