Power of Dad
The mission of The Power of Dad organizations is to encourage, educate and enhance the relationship between fathers and their children.
Our vision is to reduce fatherlessness and its harmful impact on children. We do this through working with fatherless youth and teaching them 22 life skills their fathers were not there to teach them. There are over 24 million fatherless youth in America. Power of Dad exist to fight this epidemic.
OUR CORE VALUES
A Father’s Heart
A Servant’s Hands
A Warrior’s Protection
A Legacy Left
HOW WE DO IT
MENTORING PROGRAMS, CONFERENCES & SEMINARS
The Hard Truth
✓ Youth whose fathers are
actively engaged in their lives do
significantly better academically
than those pre-teens with
✓ Highly involved fathers increase
their children’s economic and
✓Mothers in two-parent households
report fewer behavior problems
among children with involved
fathers compared to children with
✓Fathers who are involved help
reduce emotional stress for
teenagers making the transition to
✓ There are over 24 million fatherless youth in America.
✓ 93% of prison inmates have grown up fatherless
✓ 90% of youth that are homeless, runaways and arsonists have grown up fatherless
✓ 85% of children who exhibit behavioral disorders such as ADD have grown up fatherless
✓ 80% of rapists have grown up fatherless
✓ 75% of youth in drug rehabs have grown up fatherless
✓ 71% of pregnant teenagers and high school dropouts have grown up fatherless
✓ 63% of youth who have committed or
attempted suicide have grown up fatherless
✓ 72% of the U.S. population says fatherlessness is the most significant family or social problem facing America.
IN THE NEXT 25-30 YEARS, THERE IS PROJECTED TO BE 72 MILLION FATHERLESS YOUTH IN THE U.S.