Vision 2015: Rise Up Families – Supporting Professionals Serving Families Globally

Our Mission: FFCA has a mission to enhance the capacity of service providers and help create a legacy of making a difference in the lives of children, reducing global child poverty and strengthening families—to include the presence of a father.

“Fathers & Families Coalition of America Conference is an experience with far reaching personal and organizational impact…”

Walt Simpkins, Conference Attendee
Schenectady, New York

“These workshops innovate critical thinking, while mobilizing teamwork through individual experiences”

Cesar Rodríguez, Conference Attendee
Las Cruces, New Mexico

“We Awyken Great Possibilities when we work together for the common good of Fathers and Families….. Every one of us has a vital role to play!”

Pastor Edward Smith,
Whittier, California

“James – you are a massive inspiration to myself and others working on fatherhood in Africa!  We have seen the conference reports – one day we will do a Fathers and Families Conference in Zimbabwe! Many thanks”


Trevor Davies, CEO
Johannesburg, South Africa


  • New! Nurturing Fathers Curricula Trainer Certification Nurturing Fathers Program, Sarasota, Florida
  • New! National Researchers & Practitioner Network Certification by Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • New! National Marriage & Family Certification by PREPARE/ENRICH
  • New Track Sessions! Trauma Informed Care, Disparities, Child Welfare and more…
  • Enhanced National Practitioner Certification (includes CEUs)
  • Continued Education Units Sponsored by Arizona State University
  • New! National Partnerships
  • Father of the Year and Couples of Excellence Awards – Gala



  • Policy-Practice-Research
  • Disparities: Education-Poverty-Child Welfare-Criminal Justice-Health
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Impacting Parenting
  • Impact Fathers Have on Child Outcomes During Pregnancy

We have consistently received five star ratings for networking opportunities at our national conference and during our recent conference, 100% positive ratings on the workshop content.

Learn More Here

Call for Workshop Proposals Here

The Importance of Policy Improving Communities & Families

Honorable Sila María Calderón:Former Governor of Puerto Rico recognizes FFCA|Puerto Rico Affiliate

U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) recognizes Fathers & Families Coalition of America

Dr. Ronald B. Mincy, Ph.D.,|Fathers & Families Coalition of America Keynote 

2015 National Policy Summit-Highlighting Fatherhood & Healthy Marriage Programs

Jeff Leving, Ltd. | Keynote on The Impact of Divorce on Children




 Gladys Knight National FFCA HonoreeFFCA15_188-S

Fathers & Families Coalition of America Gala Photos Here

 Coming 2015! CORNERSTONE:DADS Healthier Fathers & Families eJournal  Submit Article Here

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If you missed our Summer Fathers & Families Conference in Puerto Rico… comming soon you can download workshop session and watch plenary remarks on our YouTube Channel


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