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The RIDGE Project is providing healthy marriage, responsible fatherhood, and workforce development services to families dealing with incarceration and to returning citizens in communities throughout Ohio. 
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TODAY Takes Action
NBC’s TODAY Show created a series of television public service ads, featuring TODAY’s anchors. The father of three children, Matt Lauer is featured in a PSA that reminds dads of the critical role they play in their childrens' lives.
Fatherhood Buzz
Fatherhood Buzz
Neighborhood barbershops are community hubs for many men and a gathering place for fathers and children. Learn more what community partners and barbershops across the country have been doing to spread the Buzz about responsible fatherhood.
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Check out Federal Programs and Resources
The White House has partnered with a number of other Federal Departments to promote programs, resources and activities that support fathers in local communities.

Join the Fatherhood Pledge

Marc is an honor student in middle school. He’s a typical teenager who likes video games, loves his two family dogs. Before being adopted at age seven by his dad Paul, Marc lived a life of turmoil...

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that we all can play an important role in making meaningful connections with children and families in our communities.

Connect with Programs

Find a Fatherhood program near you.

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Activity of the Week

Celebrate Earth Day and take it outside!

This year for Earth Day (April 22), take an adventure outside! There’s nature all around us to be appreciated! Go for a walk, a hike, a bike ride, or play at a local playground. Use the National Park Service’s (NPS) Find a Park site to see if there’s a national park near you. Stuck inside? Check out...