The Healthy Fathering Collaborative believes in supporting and empowering fathers to develop their assets as nurturers, caregivers and providers of their children.  Learn more about how we define a healthy father. The HFC is a leader in the Asset-Based Fatherhood Movement. Check out our lifespan of fatherhood model.


White Ribbon Campaign

The 13th Annual White Ribbon Day in Cleveland is Friday December 1st.  The campaign may be observed on other days in Ohio and around the globe during the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, between November 25th (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) and December 10th (Human Rights Day)

Please join us in taking a public stand against gender-based violence that day.

Hundreds took a public stand against violence by participating in the 12th Annual White Ribbon Day on Friday November 18th 2022 in Greater Cleveland and across the State of Ohio.  
People of all genders and ages were invited to participated in White Ribbon Day to take a stand against violence and promote healthy relationships.   

Here's a list of our 2023 White Ribbon Partners!

  • AACC
  • Another Chance of Ohio
  • Beyond the Act II Chatter
  • Bright Beginnings
  • The Cirincione’s
  • Cleveland Municipal Court Probation Department
  • Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family
  • Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court
  • Cuyahoga County Witness Victim Service Center
  • Genovese Family
  • Healthy Fathering Collaborative
  • The Jones Family
  • John Carroll University - The Wellness Center
  • Journey Center for Safety and Healing
  • Kelly Family
  • Male Minority Leadership Group
  • Moreland Hills Elementary School
  • North Coast Strategy Partners LLC
  • OhioDCY-Ohio Commission on Fatherhood
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • OneEighty/Men Working for Change
  • Orange City School District
  • Oriana House Inc.
  • Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons
  • Project Woman
  • Rhodes Family
  • Starting Point
  • United Nations - USA Greater Cleveland Chapter
  • University School
  • Your Home Financial
  • YWCA of Greater Cleveland

What is the White Ribbon Campaign?

The White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) is the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women. It is observed in nearly 60 countries around the globe during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Campaigns are led by both men and women, even though the focus is on educating men and boys. 

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Fathers Walk

The 19th Annual Fathers Walk will be Thursday September 19, 2024  for schools and early childhood programs throughout Cuyahoga County and across the State of Ohio.

Fathers and other male mentors are encouraged to take children they care for to school on this date and throughout the school year!  Please support the thousands of fathers, uncles, grandfathers, stepfathers, foster fathers, brothers and mentors that step up to support the education of children in their lives.  

Click here to order promotional cards for your school or early childhood program!!

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Take a Stand Against Violence


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