Monday, September 21, 2009

Advance Fatherhood OHIO! Summit Akron-Summit County Public Library, September 24, 2009

The next Advance Fatherhood OHIO! Summit will be Thursday September 24th at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street in Akron. This Summit is part of a series of regional events dealing with critical fatherhood policy issues that was launched by OPNFF in 2008. The goal of the Advance Fatherhood OHIO! Summits is to convene hundreds of public and private stakeholders, fathers, advocates and practitioners to learn about, discuss, and set action steps for public policy affecting fathers and families. Download a Flyer

The Akron Summit is co-sponsored by the Summit County Fatherhood Initiative, Summa Health Systems and the Ohio Practitioners' Network for Fathers and Families. The Summit is FREE for all participants. Click here to register.



Opening Remarks:

  • Pastor Eugene Norris
  • Honoralbe Mayor Don Plusquellic
  • James McDonald, OPNFF
  • Tracy Robinson, Ohio Commission on Fatherhood

I Just Want To See My Kids - Custody and Parenting Time

10:45-11:50am Can We Get This Right For The Children? - Child Support Guidelines

Lunch and Keynote Speaker:

  • State Representative Vernon Sykes
1:10-2:20pm A Call to Action - Coalition Building

Breakout Sessions:

  • Local Father-Serving Organizations
  • Workforce Development for Fathers
  • Male Health Initiatives

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