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FEAT. CARLOS CARRILLO
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The fatherless dilemma

More than 18.3 million children live in a home without the physical presence of a father. 50% of that number is made up of African Americans and Latinx decent. Millions more have dads who are physically present, but emotionally absent. If it were classified as a disease, fatherless would be an epidemic worthy of attention as a national emergency.

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"I think CoolxDad is an amazing concept and needed now more than ever. Most men tend to forget the importance of community and brotherhood. CoolxDad is providing a place for men to learn and grow together in fatherhood. To learn from each other’s examples. Fatherhood is the most important work that we as men will ever have to do. The more positive reinforcement, the better."

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CoolxDad + Faherty: Featuring Juan Valentine

"I consider my job as a dad to be the cornerstone of my son’s fatherly makeup. I hope they become better fathers than I through my leadership. I hope my sons inherit my strongest qualities and live a fulfilling purposeful life."

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CoolxDad + Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston

The objective of the initiative is to empower and amplify youth voices and activism through critical and intentional conversations, artistic expression and service learning projects. CoolxDad took part of the program with panel discussions, breakout sessions that focus on artistic expression and wellness, giveaways and fun activities.

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