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Sulaiman A. Wood, MSS, MLSP
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From: James Rodriguez [mailto:jrodriguez@...]
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DEAR COLLEAGUES PLEASE REVIEW OUR UPDATED CONFERENCE INFORMATION BELOW:
Fathers & Families Coalition of America is accepting conference workshop proposals for an outstanding national fatherhood, marriage and Family Conference, THE 12TH ANNUAL NATIONAL FATHERHOOD & FAMILIES CONFERENCE . We have reduced conference fees, hotel fees, and increased functions in order to save individuals and organizations the overall costs to attend the premiere and diverse conference on fatherhood, families and methods to improve the overall effectiveness of organizations/institutions serving our communities.TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011 FROM 1:00 to 5:00 PMGENERAL PLENARY SESISON ON LEADING FATHERHOOD PROGRAMSFACILITATORS:Mr. Gregory Johnson, CEO of Pinellas County Urban Leagues Tampa Bay, FL - FFCA Affiliate;Mr. Halbert Sullivan, CEO Fathers' Support Center, St. LouisSt. Louis, MO - FFCA Affiliate;Theresa E. Mejia-Johnson, Ph.D. , CEO, Fathers Perspective MagazineMr. Richard Claytor,FFCA Board of Director Member, Brockton, MAMs. Charlene Lewis-Meeks, California Institute Health and Social Services,Los Angeles, CA FFCA Affiliate;Mr. Hiram Rivera-Toro, Family Development| Leadership | Organizational Development Consultant, Redlands, CA;Ms. Shelon Douglas, , Chairman/CEO TurnKey, The Profesionals, LLC, Los Angeles, CA; andDr. Toureno TaylorEducation| Leadership | Organizational Development Consultant, Phoenix, AZWEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011 FROM 8:30 to 10:00 AMGENERAL PLENARY SESISON ON: INCARCERATED | RE-ENTRY | HOMELESS | VETERAN FATHERSINVITED FACILITATORS:Dr. Charles Sutton, Project Officer, Office of Family Assistance, ACF, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DCHon. Veronica Torrez, Harris County IV-D Associate Judge, Houston, TX,Dr. Gene C. Blue, President/CEO of Arizona Opportunities Industrialization Center;Ms. Gretchen Newby, CEO of Friends Outside, Stockton, CA; andMr. Kevin Poleyumptewa, Fatherhood Program Coordinator of Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Communities DOC fatherhood program.WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011 FROM 3:30 to 5:00 PMGENERAL PLENARY SESISON ON: ROLE OF FATHERS & CHILD WELFAREINVITED FACILITATORS :Edwin Gonzalez-Santin, MSW, Instructional Professional Sr. OAIP Director, Social Work, School of Office of American Indian Projects OAIP Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZKenneth D. Thompson, Fatherhood Program Specialist, State of Texas, Department of Family and Protective Services, Austin, TXMahasin Saleh, Ph.D., MSW , Assistant Professor, School of Social Work University of Nevada, RenoDr. Natasha Cabrera, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College ParkTHURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011 FROM 8:30 to 10:00GENERAL PLENARY SESSIONNATIONAL LEADERSHIP ON FATHERHOOD, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY FROM THE PERSPECTIVESOFADMINISTRATION for CHILDREN and FAMILIES - REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORSINVITED FACILITATORS:Sharon Fujii Regional Administrator, ACF Region IX, US Department of Health and Human Services.Leon McCowan, Regional Administrator, ACF Region VI, US Department of Health and Human Services.Carlis V. Williams, Regional Administrator, ACF Region IV, US Department of Health and Human Services.Joyce A. Thomas , Regional Administrator, ACF Region II, US Department of Health and Human ServicesJoin us as a member of these tremendous conference, March, 1-4, 2011. We a seeking diverse workshop applications, vendors, community involvement on our conference planning team that will foster the promotion of quality Fatherhood, Marriage and Family Programs as our nations policies are increasingly concentrate on the needs of children through model community and government services to fathers, mothers, and children.FFCA APPRECIATION LIMITED PRE-CONFERENCE REGISTRATION!!!!We have set a limited and special conference registration fee for all past attendees/organizations at $185.00 for this 3 ½ day conference inclusive of the dinner. For information on how to secure this SPECIAL APPRECIATION REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 CLICK HERE or call us at 602-254-5081 and by email at Host hotel suites start at $129.00 with a full complimentary breakfast for all hotel guests.ADDITIONAL SPECIAL CONFERENCE FEATURESCoalition Development: FFCA Affiliates Will Facilitate a Working Luncheon Addressing Local and Regional Needsis the first step the Fathers & Families Coalition of America provides to develop organizational capacity and through a rigorous program assessment and organizational performance measures we will certify qualified organizations. For information on the process of certification , please contact us at 602-254-5081 to schedule an interview and start the process of a National Promising Practice Fatherhood Program.Interfaith Prayer Breakfast/KeynoteThursday, March 3, 2011:Annual Representative John S. Martinez Leadership AwardAnnual Stanley Seiderman Father of the Year AwardRed Dress-Red Tie Gala
Colleagues throughout nation have assisted FFCA in the development of our national search for workshop proposals. FFCA has host over 5,500 colleagues at our national conferences. We hope YOU JOIN US as an attendee, presenter, vendor, or ambassador for what we hope will be our best conference to date! To download the 2011 Call for Workshop Proposals CLICK HERE. and follow the guidelines for workshop submission.2011 Call for Papers Celebrating Diversity Celebrating FatherhoodEmail: info@...Fax at 602-252-3598Mail: FFCA - P.O. Box 8267 - Phoenix, AZ 85066For assistance call us at 602-254-5081 ext 147PROMISING PRACTICE FATHERHOOD ACCREDIATION - ACCREDIT YOUR ORGANIZATION -FATHERHOOD PROGRAM that requires an intense evaluation initiated with the Practitioners Effective Fatherhood Services Scale click here
THE COMMUNITY & FATHERHOOD LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATE collaborates with affiliate FFCA agencies to teach participant skills necessary to effectively work with fathers of diverse populations with an empowerment foundation. Based on research, extensive experience training and providing technical assistance with private and non-profit service, governmental and faith based systems this credential emerged in 2000 from efforts to develop the necessary capacity building assistance required to demonstrate skills as a fatherhood practitioner.VIDEO SESSIONS FROM OUR 11th ANNUAL NATIONAL FATHERHOOD & FAMILIES CONFERENCECarmen Nazario, Former Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services clicking here.
Interfaith Prayer Breakfast - Speaker Bishop George Dallas McKinney , of St. Stephen's Church of God In Christ. clicking here.
Judge Mablean Ephriam Keynote Excerpt clicking here.
FFCA Receives proclamations from the City of Los Angeles and the California State Legislatures clicking here.
Dr. Herschel Swinger - 11th Annual Fatherhood & Families Conference Honorable John S. Martinez - Stanley Seiderman "National Leader of the Year" & "Father of the Year Awardees clicking here.WE HOPE YOU JOIN US IN AT OUR 12TH ANNUAL NATIONAL FATHERHOOD & FAMILIES CONFERENCE MARCH 1-4, 2010For more information, about the June 2, 2010 National Town Hall; National Capacity Building Assistance/Program Certification, securing videos from our national conference or how to support FFCA contact us at info@...and you may call us at 602-301-2947. For more information on any of these upcoming events please feel free to email us at info@...To a fatherless child, all things are possible and nothing is safe... Mary Gordon
Best regards, James Rodriguez, MSW, PH.D. Candidate CEO/President "To the world you might be one person but, to one person, you might be the world." Fathers &Families Coalition of America, Inc., 39 East Jackson, Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-254-5081 extension 147 | 602-301-2947 my number | Fax 602-252-3598 | www.azffc.org
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