M.A.N.C.A.V.E.

M.A.N.C.A.V.E.

The GPUL M.A.N.C.A.V.E Fatherhood Program seeks to take a leadership role and commit to fostering the positive relationship of fathers or male role models with their children.

Welcome to M.A.N.C.A.V.E., the premiere fatherhood program in Arizona.

WHAT IS M.A.N. C.A.V.E?
Men All Need to be Caring, Actively–Engaged, Vested and Encouraged: A program designed to engage fathers with an intentional focus on family outcomes and child development.

M.A.N. C.A.V.E. MISSION
To improve the well-being of children by increasing the number of children growing up with engaged, committed, and responsible fathers or male role models.

M.A.N. C.A.V.E. VISION
MC seeks to take a leadership role and encourages positive relationships of fathers and male role models with their children. We promote the importance of nurturing fathers and mothers, parenting and Healthy Marriages, and in doing so, improve the lives of children and families.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • Fathers and Male Role Models

  • MAKING CONNECTIONS

  • BI-Strategic Parenting

  • The Art of Fatherhood

  • Nurturing Fathers Program

  • MArriage and PArenting Program

  • Nurturing through Brain-Based Science

  • National Dads Matter Project

  • PROGRAM SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Active & engaging learning experiences

  • Resources and training in Parenting Skills, Healthy Marriage, and Economic Mobility

  • Father / Child engagement activities

  • Volunteer Opportunities for Male Role Models

  • M.A.N. C.A.V.E. PARTNERS
    M.A.N.C.A.V.E. is a partnership between the Greater Phoenix Urban League, the Gurian Institute and Lakeshore.

     

    M.A.N. C.A.V.E. DADS

    I WILL LOVE MY CHILDREN
    I WILL COACH MY CHILDREN
    I WILL MODEL FOR MY CHILDREN
    I WILL ENCOURAGE OTHER CHILDREN
    I WILL SPREAD THE MESSAGE

    Impact Of Father Involvement

    Cognitive

  • Higher IQ

  • Better linguistic ability

  • Higher academic readiness

  • Higher academic achievement

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    Socio-emotional

  • Better coping

  • Moral maturity

  • Pro-social behaviors

  • Secure attachment

  • Social competence

  • Stable family

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    At-risk Behaviors

  • Lower rates of delinquency

  • Lower rates of substance abuse and stealing

  • Less truancy