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Fathers Disappear From Households Across The US

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Fifteen million U.S. children, or 1 in 3, live without a father. (AP photo)“Nicole Hawkins‘ three daughters have matching glittery boots, but none has the same father. Each has uniquely colored ties in her hair, but none has a dad present in her life.

As another single mother on Sumner Road decked her row-house stoop with Christmas lights and a plastic Santa, Ms. Hawkins recalled that her middle child’s father has never spent a holiday or birthday with her. In her neighborhood in Southeast Washington, 1 in 10 children live with both parents, and 84 percent live with only their mother.”

Read the rest of this insightful article by Luke Rosiak… Click Here

Luke includes an analytic tool based on census tract at the end of the article.  Use it and review your community.  Our hope at the Center is you will take action to do something, not just read.  Contact us for action plans in Oklahoma where you can connect in person and online worldwide.


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