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Dads Make A Difference
November 30, 2012

Want to work with a program with a mission purely to serve youth; utlitizing a youth teaching youth model? You are at the write place. Dads Make a Difference was a seed in the early 90s but it was rooted itself in the hearts and minds of those lucky to have participated in the program. It's research-based, interactive, and asks youth to plan for their future. Absolutely fabulous.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Volunteer

Dads Make A Difference
September 10, 2010

Although I am no longer an active teacher in this program, the experience still resonates in the daily work I experience with my students. Dads Make a Difference re-framed the way in which I listen to my students' stories. It also provided a foundation in viewing how peer-to-peer training is a most effective model in reaching adolescents. And, the message of Dads Make a Difference is universal -- the positive role of fathers in children's lives benefits all children.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Personally, I believe I am a better parent because of my DMAD experience. My children were young when I started with theorganization--in the mid 90s. It helped me step back from the role of omnipotent "mother" and let my spouse co-parent and be an equal

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2006

MY ROLE:
Professional with expertise in this field & Trained students and teachers to implement the curriculum.