Attorney Jeffery Leving and Congressman Danny K. Davis to Present at Fatherhood & Healthy Families Summer Institute

Jun 10, 2013, 08:07 ET from Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving

CHICAGO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers' Rights Attorney Jeffery Leving  & United States Congressman Danny K. Davis will present at the Fathers & Families Coalition of America (FFCA) 2nd Annual Regional Fatherhood & Healthy Families Summer Institute, taking place at Malcolm X College, located at 1900 W. Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL on June 11, 2013 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM CDT.

Congressman Davis and Attorney Leving are presenters at this prestigious event focusing on strategies to improve the lives of children and promote responsible fatherhood. This Summer Institute will introduce attendees to topics including - Responsible Fatherhood and Violence Reduction: An Approach to Address High Violence Problems in Chicago and Other Cities; Developing Co-parenting for Re-Entry and Incarcerated Parents; and Parenting Through the Eyes of a Child.

Dr. Ramon Nieves will lecture at the event on the very relevant topic of Working with Fathers of Special Needs Children.  James Rodriguez will lead an essential program on The Role of Fathers in Child Development and Developing Culturally Appropriate Programs and Skills to Provide Services for Diverse Fathers and Families

Congressman Davis represents the 7th Congressional District of Illinois in the U.S. House of Representatives and is currently a member of several Congressional Caucuses including the Congressional Black Caucus and the Progressive Caucus. He has remained focused on issues concerning poverty, education, youth and criminal justice reform.

Named one of "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Radio, Jeffery M. Leving is co-author of the Illinois Joint Custody Act. He is also the chairman of the Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood ( and founder of the Fatherhood Educational Institute, which promotes fatherhood in all communities. In November of 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Leving the National Lifetime Call to Service Award.

For more information about this event or media inquiries, contact Jennifer Whiteside at 312-296-3666.


SOURCE Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving