Father Up: Teaching Men to be Better Dads
In New York City, one out of three children under the age of 18 is growing up without a father. That’s according to the New York City Young Men’s Initiative. And that number climbs to 51 percent for black children and 46 percent for Latino children.
The Fatherhood Initiative at Rising Ground in the Bronx is working to turn things around. Nearly 300 fathers have successfully completed the program, which encourages struggling fathers to be more involved with their kids.
On this week's "Cityscape," we're talking with Reginald Mitchell, head of the Fatherhood Initiative at Rising Ground, and D'ron Waldron, a father of four and a graduate of the program.