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Graduation is Just the Beginning for Young Fathers

Posted on May 8, 2018

Last week, 18 young fathers in DC graduated from Smart’s Professional Development & Enrichment Program, which is a core component of The Leadership, Empowerment and Advocacy Program (L.E.A.P.). This program builds upon the strengths of the young fathers in the… Read More »

Upcoming Fatherhood Workshop Series

Posted on May 2, 2018

An important component of Smart from the Start’s Boston-based programming is our Focusing on Fatherhood program. Focusing on Fatherhood includes a fatherhood support group that meets weekly with the goal of helping fathers increase their role and parental participation in the… Read More »

Talk, Read & Play Day!

Posted on April 25, 2018

Smart from the Start joined the citywide celebration of Talk, Read & Play Day! This special day was launched in Boston as a public awareness campaign for local parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5, supporting them with embracing their role… Read More »

Mothers’ Retreat: Sister Summit 2018

Posted on April 13, 2018

Smart from the Start hosted its annual Sister Summit, a retreat for mothers enrolled in programming from both Boston and Washington, D.C. The retreat featured fun self-care activities, as well as educational workshops. The Children’s Museum provided a “grown-up play”… Read More »

A Peek into a Smart from the Start Baby Shower

Posted on March 20, 2018

All expecting parents who complete Smart from the Start’s prenatal course are given a celebratory baby shower. It a beautiful moment that both recognizes the parents’ dedication to learning about their role as a parent and also celebrates the expected or… Read More »