Many organizations work together to fulfill the mission of the Indiana Dads Expo. These organizations fall into two categories – Partners and Collaborators.
The Indiana Dads Expo Partners provide financial and manpower support. The Partners include:
Dads Inc.: As an independent and innovative voice in a rapidly expanding field, Dads Inc. has quickly become a nationally-recognized expert and leader in the field of fatherhood development and involvement.
Fathers and Families Center: Fathers and Families Center serves as a 501(c)(3) agency to enhance the capacity of young fathers to become responsible and involved parents, wage earners, and providers of child support. Major activities are centered on educational and employment advancement, parenting and basic life skills training, and support services assistance.
Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males: The mission of the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) is to study the social conditions of the state’s black male population, develop strategies to remedy or assist in remedying serious adversities, and make recommendations to improve the educational, social, economic, employment, and other circumstances for Hoosiers. The Commission serves policymakers and public interest groups, as well as the media, community organizations and members of the general public.
Ivy Tech Community College: Ivy Tech Community College prepares Indiana residents to learn, live, and work in a diverse and globally competitive environment by delivering professional, technical, transfer, and lifelong education. Through its affordable, open-access education and training programs, the College enhances the development of Indiana’s citizens and communities and strengthens its economy.
Kids’ Voice of Indiana: At Kids’ Voice we protect children’s best interests through advocacy and education by providing our three programs: The Derelle Watson-Duvall Children’s Law Center of Indiana, the Supervised Parent-Child Visitation and the Bette J. Dick GAL for Kids Programs. Our unique programs are designed to offer legal education, training, and technical assistance exclusively for those on the front lines – people like you – who are involved daily in serving at-risk children and their families. We also provide hands-on services in the areas of representing children’s best interest and supervised visitation.
- Ball State University
- Indiana Youth Soccer
- All Pro Dad
- Indiana PTA
- Girls Inc.
- The Villages
- Indiana Youth Services Association
- 100 Black Men
- The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
- The Indiana Youth Institute
- Security Dads
- National Fatherhood Initiative
- Children’s Bureau, Inc.