MISSION

MAD DADS MISSION STATEMENT

THE MISSION OF MAD DADS IS TO BRING ABOUT POSITIVE CHANGE. TO SEEK OUT, ENCOURAGE, MOTIVATE AND GUIDE COMMITTED MEN IN THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE CHILDREN, COMMUNITIES AND OURSELVES FROM THE SOCIAL ILLS THAT PRESENTLY PLAGUE NEIGHBORHOODS.

MAD DADS EMPLOY STRATEGIES TO ENGAGE PARENTS IN THE INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION OF COMMUNITY PROBLEMS, AND IS DESIGNED TO ATTRACT, CHALLENGE, AND PREPARE THEM TO BE VOCAL, VISIBLE, AND VIGILANT IN RESTORING SAFE COMMUNITIES AND HEALTHY FAMILIES.

OBJECTIVES:

Replication of MAD DADS Chapter model within EVERY state by the year 2015.

Develop and implement community based programs to address social needs aimed at safe neighborhoods, and healthy families.

Develop and implement MAD DADS Signature Programs e.g., STREET MENTORING PATROLS in troubled neighborhoods; networking with local law enforcement and community based organizations to create and maintain safer neighborhoods, communities and cities.

Develop and implement projects and activities to mobilize, train and guide men to positively impact the issues of drugs, crime and violence.

Develop media campaigns, public forums and policy statements designed to raise public awareness on the role of parental and male responsibility.