Role of Men (ROM)

Dad and kid at park

Role Of Men is open to men of all races who are fathers, expectant fathers, or men contemplating fatherhood.  ROM provides 12-week recurring workshops y, on “A Father’s Role in Parenting." These workshops provide men with resources and encourage increased participation in parenting.

The class curriculum was developed by Dr. Michael E. Connors with a focus on being positive role models.

Participants will receive one-on-one meetings (virtual or in-person), as well as assistance in accessing resources.

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


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