Supporting black and minority ethnic fathers Conference

Published: 24 October 2005

Tuesday 6 December 2005 – London

This event is for organisations and individuals working with or wishing to work with black and minority ethnic fathers. The conference will enable delegates to look at parenting support and practice issues in order to better assist Asian, African and Caribbean fathers.

Conference Aims

The aims of the conference are:
• To provide an opportunity for organisations to discuss parenting issues pertaining to fathers from Asian, Caribbean and African communities;
• To learn about successful ways of working with this group of fathers and share this good practice with others; and
• To provide information about developing a network of organisations who provide support to black and minority ethnic fathers.

Programme for the day

The day will consist of a number of short presentations and discussion forums on concerns and challenges to black and minority ethnic fathers and the organisations that support them.

The day will start at 10.30am and finish by 3.30pm.

Who should attend?

Organisations providing a wide range of parenting and family support services to African, Asian and African Caribbean families and specifically those working with (or wishing to work with) fathers. This might include:
• Black and minority ethnic voluntary organisations
• Social care agencies
• Voluntary organisations
Parents are welcome to attend.

This is a free event.

For further information contact Tracey Bignall on 020 7619 6225 or email

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