Role of Men (ROM)

Dad and kid at park

ROM are classes for fathers, 5-week workshops offered cyclically, on "A Father’s Role in Parenting".
These workshops provide African-American men with resources and encourage increased participation during pregnancy and post-birth.
The class curriculum was developed by Dr. Michael E. Connors with a focus on being positive role models.

Childcare is provided. Transportation is available to participants who qualify and do not have an operative vehicle.

Topics include:

  • Character of a man
  • Improving communication
  • Dealing with guilt and shame
  • Healthy relationships
  • Fatherhood self-assessment
  • Legal Issues
  • Developing a support system
  • Other important topics regarding fatherhood as an African-American

ROM is open to men of all races who are fathers, expectant fathers, or men contemplating fatherhood.


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