RESPONDING  TO THE CALL TO SERVE FATHERS AND FAMILIES

Dwayne and Terry Meeks have spent over a combines 40 years in the administration of strengthening families.  With a family foundation of 7 children, Meeks keeps all of his family close. In 2005 they established Urban Colors Arts and Mentoring (UCAM). With national callings and international vocations in the future, the establishment gives aptitude communities struggling to secure that fathers add to the sound prosperity of their kids. Meeks is the writer of the forthcoming book Pieces Never Missing: How to connect with fathers as partners in the scholastic accomplishment… A Smart Investment. They are a much looked for after keynote speakers, presenters, and consultant specialists on issues identified with mindful parenting, youth mentorship and healthy relationships.

Urban Colors Arts and Mentoring (UCAM) is a national, non-profit association attempting to encourage more grounded families and communities through the advancement of Fatherhood Engagement codes of behavior. Urban Colors is involved with the Fathers Rights Movement in the Midwest region and has gained national attention. Urban Colors lead their work collaboratively with organizations in Colorado and organizations nationally to recognize and advocate for social and authoritative changes that lead to solid mother and father contribution with children, in spite of the father’s marital or economic status, from barriers to employment, imprisonment concerns, and housing obstacles to domestic violence behaviors. Urban Colors tackles long-standing issues to accomplish healthy long term outcomes for kids and their families and communities in which they live.

Core principles we live by:

DWAYNE AND TERRY MEEKS

DIRECTORS & CO-FOUNDERS

Our founderS

  • 2005 - Dwayne and Terry Meeks found Urban Colors Arts and Mentoring out of pocket in an effort to educate and empower fathers and families in Denver and their life changed forever.
  • 2009 - Awarded Fatherhood Program of the year and Recognized by the Governor of Colorado for work in responsible fatherhood
  • 2011 - Awarded Outstanding Fatherhood Individual impact in the field fatherhood engagement 
  • 2013 - Awarded Couples of Excellence by the Fathers and Families Coalition of America in the area of healthy marriage and relationships 
  • 2017 - My Brothers Keeper Initiative Honoree 

our BOARD AND leadership team

recent programs

Our fatherhood outreach program in Denver has received national attention. Learn more about and other programs and services we provide. 

vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate , and support.

Board Members
Pearl Meeks, Board Chairman
Al Sherman, Marketing Operations
Thomas Clinton, P.C./ Law Office
Dave McConico, President; Financial Education and Transformation Center (F.E.E.T) 
Keith Lewis, Business Owner
Pastor George Roberts

Advisory Board & Leadership Council
Judge Arthur L. Burnett Sr. President of the National African American Drug Policy Coalition 

Frank Malone, National President of 100 Fathers, Inc/ Commissioner of the D.C. Commission for Fathers, Men and Boys
James Rodriguez, CEO/ President Fathers and Families Coalition of America

Jeffrey M. Leving Ltd, Law Offices
Dr. Abayomi Meeks, Moyo Associates


Affiliate Organizations

Fathers and Families Coalition of America

National African American Drug Policy Coalition

​100 Fathers, Inc.

peer support

More than 200 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.

Foundation History