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TFP's Fathers and Families at the Zoo!

The Fatherhood Project brought members of our Dads and Kids Activity Group and their families to the Stone Zoo in Stoneham on Saturday, June 11th. The event was for participants of our Dads and Kids Activity Group, part of our Dads Matter program at MGH Revere HealthCare Center.

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Guest Post

My Father, My Son, and Me

Trips to Yankee Stadium with my dad were among my most vivid childhood memories. When it came time for the stadium to close in 2008, I was determined to relive the experience with my then eight-year-old son – even if he wasn’t a baseball fan.

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Fathers on the Frontlines of Childcare

There is a quiet revolution occurring before us in the US—it is hiding in plain sight. We are told that the YMCA in Spokane, Washington was the site of the first Father’s Day celebration in 1910, that Lyndon Johnson was the first to make an official presidential proclamation honoring Father’s Day in 1966, and six …

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The Fatherhood Project

The Fatherhood Project is a non-profit fatherhood program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, MA. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of children by empowering fathers to be active, informed and emotionally engaged with their children and families.

The Fatherhood Project provided a great service to the young men at our school that are fathering. Our young dads were able to recognize how important they are in their children's lives and to think about what kind of dad they want to be. TFP’s program is a great resource for our students.

Lauren Bard

Communities in Schools Site Coordinator at Boston English High School