Kent County Month in Review October 21
Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, November 11, 2021
First State Community Action Agency
October 2021 Kent County Month-end Narrative
On October 4, 2021, the Project Coordinator was in Camden, teaching Dad's curriculum to DAPI students. In attendance were five students, two school monitors, and a statewide DSU intern. The lesson taught by the coordinator was "My life as a Mom."
On October 5, 2021, The Project Coordinator attended a meeting with the University of Delaware 4h Kent County program. A new partnership with the Capitol School district will teach the 24/7 Dads curriculum at possibly several Capitol Scholl district locations.
On October 6, 2021, The Project Coordinator was in Georgetown to turn in requisitions, meet with the CSBG manager, and discuss contractual obligations and requirements.
On October 12, 2021, PC/T was in New Castle to pick up DFFC order for Kent distribution to members and partners.
On October 15, 2021 Project Coordinator started to gather information for reporting on the monthly Newsletter.
On October 18, 2021, PC/T was at DAPI facilitating a group session for students. Session 1 was completed, and students were very engaged and interactive throughout the group.
On October 19, 2021, I met with DE Bigger Picture Inc. WE entered into a new collaboration with them to support DAPI and educate Kent County students. We discussed starting a new group which would be held at DAPI for the fathers of the children that are connected to their program. The PC/T would have the group, and the curriculum of Understanding Moms would be taught. The National Fatherhood Initiative nationally recognizes this curriculum.
On October 20, 2021 Project Coordinator was in attendance at Central Middle school, discussing the safety path forward and what school will look like for both staff and out-of-district staff, as well as district guidelines and requirements.
On October 21, 2021, the statewide coordinator held a statewide meeting on zoom for the awareness of DFFC initiatives and conferences.
On October 25, 2021, PC/T went to DAPI for the group and but the school canceled it due to a conflict of schedules for the day. Group will resume on 11/1/21.
On October 28, 2021, Kent DFFC leaders partnered with FSCAA and participated in a Trunk or Treat initiative. In attendance were 15 vendors. Upwards of 125-175 cars drove through to get information and education of various Kent County resources and a candy distribution from vendors.
Lastly, on October 30, 2021, Project Coordinator Trainer is partnering with DAPI, DE Bigger Picture Inc., and a faith-based organization to host a Kent County community fall festival day in Camden De. There is an expectation of 11 DAPI students and their families along with administration, past students while being open to community residents.