Contact us at dmeeks@urbancolors.org

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

RESPONDING  TO THE CALL TO SERVE FATHERS AND FAMILIES

We also provide evidenced based Leadership Workshops, Staff Training, Presentations and Consulting.



MASTER FATHERHOOD COACHING CERTIFICATION

and Programming implementation: 
The purpose of the program train the next generation of fatherhood facilitators to lead the change for new generations.  We offer training in Boyhood to Manhood, Domestic Violence, Parent al Stress and Reactionary Masculinity Syndrome. We aim to transform the mind in order to change the action, that changes the person. Real men can change a family, schools, communities, and organizations.


REACTIONARY MASCULINITY SYNDROME: 

Youth and Peer Transformational Mentoring:
The Defining Principles of Reactionary Masculinity Syndrome are :
Manhood – What is a man? 
Respect- Respect for self and women? 
Power- How does one define power? Education or material things?
Fatherhood- Was there a positive Fatherhood influence  in your life? Note***
Racial Discrimination- The lack of understanding of the first three principals leads to incarceration, larcenous behavior, violence and death. Note**gentrification and incarceration

BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY WORKSHOP
​This workshop is a comprehensive approach to understanding poverty. Bridges Out of Poverty uses the lens of economic class and provides concrete tools and strategies for a community to alleviate poverty. Participants will review poverty research, examine a theory of change, and analyze poverty through the prism of the hidden rules of class, resources, family structure, and language. Throughout the workshop, participants will receive specific strategies for improving outcomes, but the focus of the workshop is to provide a broad overview of concepts.
This training assists employers, community organizations, social service agencies, and individuals gain insight and strategies.


DADDY'S PEARLS 

Fathers and Daughter Communication workshop: 
What Do Pearls Symbolize? Pearls symbolize peace, humility and harmony. It also represents virtue and people. Pearls are beautiful and precious. Every woman should own pearls and every father should treasure his daughters like they are Pearls. We encourage dads to take their daughters out on regular dates and create lasting video and picture memories.  Throughout the year we hold dances, dinners, and workshops that promote healthy father and daughter interaction.  Encouraging fathers and families to stand strong and united through challenging times.
          

HEALTHY MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIP COACHING
This workshop offers a framework for family enrichment through the enhancement of family relationships, particularly males and females. In this group we examine the five love languages and our ability to effectively relate to one another in a way that increases shared ability to create lasting change in our marriages, families and communities.

PRISON MINISTRIES
Our prison ministry was produced to continue to address the healing of damage deeply rooted in men. One of the goals with this ministry is to raise up fathers, mothers and youth walk with God. As the foundation of the family we expect men to exemplify dignity and unwavering character in every walk of life, providing a Godly example for the family. Depression, Suicide, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, Mental Illness; etc. finds its established in a man who has been deeply hurt. According to Jeremiah 30:17 the Lord says, “I will give you back your health and heal your wounds.” Through our events, products and services rooted in the Word of God; This ministry engages youth in healthy activities to discover, look at, address, reconcile and overcome the pain within; inhibiting them to live fruitful and productive lives. The ministry will equip them to strengthen the pieces that are missing between them and God so that their goals and dreams for their children, and family can be fulfilled according to God’s will and word.
                                          
SUPERVISED VISITATIONS/ EXCHANGES
 We provide and support our communities' families in maintaining or restoring a relationship between children and noncustodial parties in a safe, neutral, and respectful environment with quality professionalism and care. CALL TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT