CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis, D-Ill, will be the featured guest on the Sept. 2 Back to School Special Edition of Chicago Counterpoint TV. Fathers' rights attorney and advocate Jeffery M. Leving will host the live broadcast at 7:30 p.m. (CDT).
"We need (fathers) to help motivate, stimulate and activate young people to learn the value of education,'' Congressman Davis recently said at his 35th Annual Back to School Parade and Picnic. "Our young people have to learn how to read -- and to read everything -- because education is the absolute key."
Chicago Counterpoint TV is broadcast live on Channel 21 of Chicago Access Network television (CAN-TV) and provides positive role models for fathers, as well as essential legal education to unwed dads, men in divorce and Chicago divorce lawyers seeking to expand their professional knowledge.
Viewers can call in at 312.738.1060 or stream the show live at http://cantv.org/live.
About Danny K. Davis
Danny K. Davis has served the seventh district of the U.S. Congress for nine terms, beginning in 1996. Before that, he served on Chicago's City Council and the Cook County Board of Commissioners. His congressional committee assignments include the powerful Black Caucus, Oversight & Government Reform and Ways & Means.
Davis is a longtime supporter of the Fatherhood Educational Institute founded by Leving.
About Jeffery Leving
Attorney Jeffery M. Leving has been named one of "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Radio and is the country's leading authority on fathers' rights. He is a pioneer in fathers' rights and has dedicated more than 30 years to strengthening healthy families and improving outcomes for children. He founded the Fatherhood Educational Institute, which provides critical parenting skills to fathers and seeks to eliminate father absence. Leving's latest book, How to be a Good Divorced Dad, received praise from President Barack Obama, and was endorsed by Cardinal Francis George of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
SOURCE Fatherhood Educational Institute