May 26, 2015 by The ReadyWriter
Due to the “father factor”, affecting most of the social issues in America today-from police brutality, to youth delinquency and academic failures-breakdowns in the system have become all too prevalent. This underscores the fact that children with involved fathers do better across every statistic on child well-being than their peers in father-absent homes.
Author of “Finding Chris My Father”, A New Book About Absentee Fathers That’s changing Thousands of Lives. A stable at-home dad was something yearned for by author/advocate Vincent Ellis White (pictured above) when he was a kid. Seeing how it led to rage and rebellion in his own life, he now focuses on mentoring, healthy family advocacy, & strengthening families by way of creating awareness and open dialogue to help address similar problems faced by youths dealing with the father factor.
The Richmond, Virginia native has become an inspiration to a rapidly growing audience with a book and a stage play that has made even hardened ex-cons stand up and weep. The realization that the frequently incarcerated father he knew, troubled, or not, was not his blood-kin filled his teenage years with anger and confusion.
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