Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit

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9th Annual Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit

"The Pursuit of Opportunity through Healing and Change" 

Date: October 31st - November 1st, 2014
Location: Destiny Youth Plaza
  7210 N. 76th St.
  Milwaukee WI  53223
Registration Begins: 7:15am
General Assembly: 8:30am - 4:00pm - Friday and 8:30am - 12pm - Saturday


Event Purpose:  

The purpose of the annual, two-day event is to bring men together to discuss the issue of fatherlessness; identify solutions and resources; promote positive images of the father role and gather data to help address the many obstacles that prevent men from being involved.

The guiding principles for this year's event is to identify resources to develop internal strengths, discipline, and knowledge to overcome negative influences and barriers impacting my life.  Each day will feature group discussions around some of the most challenging barriers that fathers face today.

Volunteers will assist in helping the fathers get the most out of the day by coaching them through understanding the challenges that exist and recommending the resources that are available on-site to address it.

Many vendors have been invited that focuses on the areas of Employment, Employment Training Services, Financial Education, Healthcare Awareness, Education & Training, Driver’s License Recovery, Insurance, Child Support Enforcement, Legal, Housing, Community/Human Services and Safety.

Event Highlights:

  • On-site child support case review
  • On-site traffic case review
  • Job & Resource Fair 
  • Health Fair and Screenings
  • On-site Summit Coaches for the day
  • On-site Free Credit Review & Assessment
  • On-site Barbers

Pre-Registration - You must pre-register to receive child support and driver's license recovery assistance

Your Pre-Registration includes:

  • MFI Event Gift Bag loaded with premium gift items from our vendors
  • Access to all conference sessions
  • Access to Child Support Debt Reduction
  • Access to Driver’s License Recovery services
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch each day

**Please note that items listed above are only guaranteed with pre-registration and on a first-come first-served basis**

To Register: Deadline is 12 noon - Wednesday, October 29th

Online: "Register Now" by following the link or just scroll to the bottom of this page.

By Fax: Complete registration form and fax to Social Development Commission at 414.906.2707 to the attention of the Community Relations Department

By Phone: Please contact SDC's Community Relations Department at 414.906.2726

Photograph/Videotape Release

Please note that by registering for this event you hereby give your permission to the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative to use any photos or videotape material taken of yourself during the 9th Annual Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit Friday, October 31st and Saturday, November 1st, 2014.

You further give them permission to place the finished film(s)/photograph(s)/videotape(s), audio recording, written text or testimonials to any use, including commercial use, that the MFI, SDC and SDF staff, contractors and /or volunteers may deem proper.

Volunteers are what make an event such as this successful.  If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the volunteer interest form and fax to the number indicated on the form.


Check back soon as the list is frequently updated with newly confirmed workshops, content detail, pre-registration instructions and listing of vendor participation.


Thank You to our 2014 Sponsors









2014 Fatherhood Summit Registration Form

First Name Last Name
Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy)    
Address Zip Code
Phone (123-456-7890) Email
Will this be your first time attending the Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit? 

What is your age? How many children do you have?
What is your gender? Are you employed?
What is your ethnicity? How did you hear about the summit? Family & Friends
Other (please Specify)   Service Agency (SDC, UMOS, etc.)
Education Level   Advertising (radio, TV, newspaper, etc.)

I would like to sign up to talk with someone about my child support issues.                                   
I would like to sign up to talk with someone about my driver's license issues.                                


PLEASE NOTE: After you properly fill out all form fields and click on the submit button below, you will receive a THANK YOU message.  If you DO NOT receive this message, your registration is invalid.

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