Illinois Fatherhood Initiative
          1 North Dearborn Street #1000
                    Chicago, IL 60602
          800-996-DADS or 312-986-4274       
 
 

IFI's Mission:
"Actively Engaging Fathers in the Education of Children"

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FATHER'S DAY - June 21, 2015




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IFI FATHERHOOD DINNER CELEBRATION
Union League Club of Chicago - 65 W Jackson, Blvd, Chicago
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
IFI recognized 12 essayists and their fathers
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Essayist Grade School “Father”
Father Monica Gutierrez 3 Columbia Explorers Academy Juan Gutierrez

Johnathan Martinez 12 Evanston Township High School Ramon Martinez

Jose Zavala Jr K Charles Gates Dawes School Jose Zavala Sr





Stepfather Angelo Barajas 3 George Washington Elementary Timothy MacFarlane

D'Yana McDougal-Lee 7 Breakthrough Urban Ministries Melvin Howse

Cameron White 9 De La Salle Institute James Vontayes





Grandfather Vianni Bustos 9 De La Salle Institute Antonio Bustos

Adrian Fabian 7 Columbia Explorers Academy Benjamin Calderon

Devin McCarthy 5 Bridgeport Catholic Academy John McCarthy





Father-Figure Katelyn Halisz 7 Bridgeport Catholic Academy Michael Brady

Catherine O'Connor 7 St. Juliana School Tommy John Poreda

Julian Villar 9 De La Salle Institute Amal Centers
This year's invited Honorary Fathers include:
PATRICK FITZGERALD, Football Coach, Northwestern University
BRUCE RAUNER, Governor, State of Illinois

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2015 IFI/Chicago White Sox Fatherhood Essay Contest


PICTURES FROM MAY 9TH EVENT & SOX GAME
       
                
      

       

                




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2014 IFI FALL FATHERHOOD CELEBRATION & RICKY BYRDSONG AWARDS LUNCHEON RECAP

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