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Connections: Addressing barriers to fatherhood


An upcoming conference aims to help fathers overcome barriers to parenting. The Resilience in Fatherhood conference is a collaboration between the Healthy Baby Network and Hillside Children’s Center. It will address challenges fathers face, stereotypes about fatherhood, and what healthy co-parenting relationships look like.

We’re joined by conference organizers and program participants. In studio:

  • Valerie Garrison, project director for Healthy Start, part of Healthy Baby Network
  • Arthur Dilbert, fatherhood coordinator for Healthy Start, and parent educator at Hillside Children’s Center
  • Mark Jabaut, Healthy Start program participant
  • Kelly Murray, Healthy Start program participant