Social Issue Talk: Fatherhood & Public Health

Healthy Fathers, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities: Addressing Father Absenteeism as a Public Health Matter
March 27, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Brown Rudnick
Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 27, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk on "Healthy Fathers, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities: Addressing Father Absenteeism as a Public Health Matter." Lunch will be provided. Space is limited so please RSVP below. 


Monica Valdes Lupi
Monica Valdes Lupi, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission

Monica Valdes Lupi is committed to preventing and treating substance use, strengthening the city's partnerships with healthcare organizations, and advancing health equity for all Bostonians. In addition to operating a broad range of public health programs, the BPHC includes Boston Emergency Medical Services, school-based health centers, several substance abuse treatment facilities, and the largest homeless services program in New England.  In her role as Executive Director, Ms. Valdes Lupi serves as the key advisor to Mayor Walsh on health issues and continues to build innovative partnerships across city agencies to leverage strategic opportunities for housing, economic development, transportation, education and environmental policies to positively impact the health of all Boston residents.  ​

2018 Social Innovator

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 Fathers' Uplift

Fathers' Uplift assists fathers in overcoming financial, addiction, oppressive, emotional, and traumatic barriers to their engagement in their children's lives. Fathers have a powerful and positive impact on the development and health of children. Fathers' Uplift helps each father reach their potential for themselves and the children in their lives.

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Boston Open Impact

This March, the Social Innovation Forum (SIF) will hold eight free, educational events across the city as a part of our annual March Social Issue Talk Series where funders and community leaders can hear from leading experts and our 2018 Social Innovators about the latest trends, best practices, and exciting innovations across a variety of fields.
Learn about the entire series here