The Center for Family Policy and Practice (CFFPP) celebrated 15 years of advocating on behalf of low-income men and their families. Some of their 2010 highlights included the following.
- By invitation, the CFFPP attended President Obama’s Father’s Day remarks as well as the President and Vice President’s commemoration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the White House.
- The CFFPP’s co-director, Jacquelyn Boggess, was interviewed and quoted in an article on fatherhood and social welfare policy for The American Prospect.
- The staff prepared a policy brief on President Obama’s proposed “Fatherhood, Marriage, and Families Innovation Fund.”
- The staff also prepared written testimony on the benefits of programs that serve the needs of low-income men and fathers, which was submitted to the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.