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[Excerpt from Newsweek] There is an easy way to meet Joe Jones, and a hard way. Let’s start with the easy way. If you and I were at a cocktail party, I’d introduce you to a tall, bald, black man, standing a shoulder above most everybody else. Knowing Joe Jones, he’d probably be weari... Read More
Excerpt from The Huffington Post] Question to all you dads out there who are about to celebrate Father's Day: When was the first time you felt like a real father? Was it something that happened gradually or did the reality of it hit you in one concentrated moment? For Joe Jones, a former drug addict f... Read More
[Excerpt from Center for American Progress] As we celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, it is worthwhile to reflect on the importance of fathers who too often go unrecognized in family and social policy: low-income fathers of color, who are frequently dogged by negative stereotypes. More than two... Read More
[Excerpt from the Job Opportunities Task Force] In honor of Father’s Day, the Job Opportunities Task Force recently sat down with Joseph T. Jones, Kr., president, founder and CEO, for the Center for Urban Families. JOTF works with CFUF to place Baltimore residents in Project JumpStart, our cons... Read More
The Center for Urban Families is featured in the June 2013 issue of EBONY Magazine.  The article, "Saving Our SOns: The War Within," highlights CFUF's efforts to keep fathers connected to their children. Read an excerpt from the article below: The last several decades of Black life in America alm... Read More
[Excerpt from MadameNoire] When Barack Obama gave a 2008 Father's Day speech to the congregation of Apostolic Church of God in Chigao, he spoke frankly on the subject of absent fathers in the black community. Echoing some of what Bill Cosby said in his viral "Pound Cake" speech to the NAACP in 2004, t... Read More
[Excerpt from BmoreNews.com] A few weeks ago, President Obama came to Baltimore. It wasn't his first time.  However, never before did he spend such quality time in our beloved hometown. For instance, his Friday, May 17th visit included a Presidential presence at the one and only Frederick Doug... Read More
[Excerpt from The Baltimore Times] It wasn’t so much that President Barack Obama planned to visit the Center for Urban Families, but for the center’s founder, Joseph Jones, it is all about the heavy lifting that will help provide services that strengthen the Baltimore community. “... Read More
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