CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:30PM (CDT) former Chicago Bear Dez Clark will join renowned Fathers' Rights Attorney Jeffery Leving for the season finale of Chicago Counterpoint TV. In light of President Obama's recently unveiled "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, host Leving and Clark will discuss the importance of community involvement in the lives of our youths, and will highlight local efforts that focus on helping young people of color reach their full potential.
Chicago Counterpoint TV is broadcast live on CAN-TV's Channel 21 and provides essential legal education to single dads, men in divorce and Chicago divorce lawyers seeking to expand their professional knowledge. Counterpoint TV is an open, interactive forum. Viewers may call in and ask questions during the broadcast, and leave comments at 312-795-9060 year-round. Viewers can also stream the show live at http://cantv.org/live and participate in discussions on the Fatherhood Educational Institute Facebook page.
About Dez Clark: Dez Clark, a former tight end for the Chicago Bears, is dedicated to giving back to the community and helping youth throughout the country succeed. As an advisory board member of the Fatherhood Educational Institute (www.fatherhood-edu.org), Clark is committed to educating fathers about the critical role they play in their children's lives and providing fatherhood resources to those in need. Additionally, in 2008, he started 88 Ways - a non-profit, in school program to help young people obtain opportunities they may not otherwise have.
About the Host: Attorney Jeffery M. Leving has dedicated more than 30 years seeking legal and social reforms that help fathers and families. He was awarded the National Lifetime to Call Service Award by President Barack Obama and named one of "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Radio(TM). He has co-authored several significant laws, including the Illinois Joint Custody Act. Leving's latest book, How to be a Good Divorced Dad, received praise from Obama, and was endorsed by Cardinal Francis George of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
CAN-TV (Chicago Access Network Television), allows members of the community to voice their opinions on television. CAN-TV has five local, non-commercial channels that reach over one million viewers throughout Chicago.
For inquiries about community outreach, contact Jennifer Whiteside at 312-795-9060.
SOURCE Fatherhood Educational Institute