Group teams up to make sure Henrico kids have male role models

Posted 6:13 pm, December 16, 2016, by Melissa Hipolit, Updated at 07:06PM, December 16, 2016 HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — There's a new team in Henrico County and their first game involves giving away 200 pounds of gifts to kids in Highland Springs. "It's gonna be...
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President Obama on fatherhood and jobs

When men don’t have work, when they don’t feel good about being able to support their families, then often they detach themselves. … So, part of the challenge here is to say to young men, ‘Take responsibility for your children.’ But part of it is...
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CDC FastStats- Unmarried Childbearing Information

Number of live births to unmarried women: 1,604,870 Birth rate for unmarried women: 43.9 births per 1,000 unmarried women aged 15-44 years Percent of all births to unmarried women: 40.2% http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/unmarried-childbearing.htm
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Most popular baby names of 2015

Pamela Redmond Satran, Nameberry.com Charlotte and Ezra are the Number 1 names on Nameberry's list of Most Popular Names of 2015. The names of Britain's new princess and a Biblical hero attracted the most page views of a total 300 million on the site. But...
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Date with Dad Event

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-with-dad-weekend-2016-tickets-17466498768?aff=erelexpsimhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-with-dad-weekend-2016-tickets-17466498768?aff=erelexpsim Girls For A Change/CAMP DIVA Richmond, Virginia-based CAMP DIVA partnered with Girls For A Change to...
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Former Richmond jail inmate’s story aired on CNN and ‘Steve Harvey’

Father Daughter Dance BY COLLEEN CURRAN  Richmond Times-Dispatch At 53, Aziz Scott is trying to turn his life around. He was released from jail in August. He’s off heroin. He got a job and has been reunited with his family. This week, he’ll appear on not one but...
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Richmond County Fatherhood Initiative is Reaching Fathers & Families

Posted by Ryan Sanders Poverty. Behavioral issues. Drug abuse. Becoming pregnant as a teen. Prison. Local leaders have come together to form the Richmond County Fatherhood Initiative, which hopes to reach fathers of all backgrounds throughout the Northern Neck of Virginia. Their...
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Mother’s Day Celebrations for Single Moms

Making the Day Special, Even When it’s All Up to You By Jennifer Wolf Single Parents Expert As a single mom on Mother’s Day, you might feel self-conscious about making a big deal over this particular holiday. After all, celebrating Mother’s Day may very well...
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Fathers in jail are often left off of their children’s birth certificates.

Helping Incarcerated Dads That's because under Virginia Law, a father must complete a form to acknowledge paternity. Sheriff McCabe was the first in Hampton Roads to allow hospital workers to visit jail to add dads' names to birth certificates. See the video provided by...
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