On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the Family Resource Center South Atlantic (FRCSA) will be hosting the 2018 NC Fatherhood Conference – “Building the Future through the Lives of Our Children” at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center, Durham NC. Hundreds from across North Carolina are expected to assemble at this year’s conference to engage in reflective, forward-thinking discussions focused on the value of fathers engaged with their children and their community.
This year’s lunch keynote speaker will feature Heisman Trophy winner, Star NFL Athlete, Actor and Entrepreneur Eddie George. In addition, the morning keynote speaker will be Dr. Sampson Davis, Emergency Room Physician, Speaker, Philanthropist, and Co-Author of New York Times – bestselling The Pact, where three young men make a promise and fulfill a dream and learn how to forgive and reconnect with their fathers. The conference will also feature a panel discussion addressing the most critical topics of fatherhood and well-rounded workshops including: (1) Money Management, (2) Real Men Rap Session, (3) How to Effectively Engage Fathers – Best Practice, (4) the Role of the Faith-based Community; (5) the Pressures of Racism on Fathers of Color; (6) Fathers and Daughters; (7) the Price of Pop Culture- Understanding the Impact of Music and Media; etc. The popular Legal Clinic and Men’s Resource & Health & Wellness Pavilion will return with key vendors for networking.