Fatherhood Forum

Save the Date!

An annual collaborative event sponsored by the WorkLife Office, Student Parent Resource Center, and the local community

2015 - Courageous Parenting (8a - 1p at Kellogg Center)

2016 - Spartans Will... Be Great Dads (8a - 4p at Kellogg Center)

2017 - Why Fathers Matter: Parenting for the Health of It (8a - 4p at MSU Student Union)

2018 - Faces of Fatherhood (8a - 4p at U Club)

2019 - Elements of Fatherhood (8a - 4p at LCC West)

2020 - Changing the Narrative

Who should attend the Fatherhood Forum?

  • Fathers of all ages and experiences, mothers, expectant parents, MSU students, staff, faculty, professionals, community partners, educators and anyone interested in parenting

Goals of the forum;

  • Create and make visible a network to support Dads, fatherhood and parenting across complex issues
  • Provide opportunities for relationship-building among fathers and with local organizations that support them
  • Tap the strength, wisdom and resiliency of people from diverse families.
  • Support men in the development of positive identities around what it means to be a man/father
  • Provide resources to support ongoing education and networking