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HOUSE OF UMOJA, INC. ISSUES AN "INTERFAITH CALL TO PRAYER" FOR FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND

HOUSE OF UMOJA, INC. 5625 W. Master Street Philadelphia, PA19131 (215) 473-5893 Facsimile:(215) 879-5340 E-Mail:falakafattah@aol.com Website:www.houseofumoja.org
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HOUSE OF UMOJA, INC. ISSUES AN “INTERFAITH CALL TO PRAYER” FOR FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND
PHILADELPHIA, PA (USA) – 14 June 2017-- Approximately 1 billion of the 7.5 billion souls with whom we share Planet Earth are Fathers – Single Fathers, Divorced Fathers, Married Fathers, Custodial Fathers, NonCustodial Fathers, and Incarcerated Fathers.They are Christians, Jews, Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus, Buddhists and agnostics who speak diverse languages -- French, Urdu, Spanish, English, Portugese, Swahili, Xhosa, Arabic, Gaelic, German, Mandarin, Korean, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, Bengali, and Punjabi/Lahnda.The individual and collective sacrifices that One Billion Fathers make for Our Children and their col…

A FATHER'S DAY LOOK AT DAD DISCRIMINATION: DON MATHIS

If a father walked down Soledad Street in San Antonio until he got to Dolorosa Street, he would find himself next to the Bexar County Courthouse. Soledad means loneliness in English. Dolorosa comes from the root word dolor, which means pain.
 And if that dad went into the courthouse for a divorce, he would likely walk out with a lot of pain and loneliness. That is because Bexar County, like most courtrooms across the nation, awards custody of children of divorce to the mother more than 80 percent of the time.
  Despite advances in gender equality for women, men typically get the short end of the stick in the shish kabob of divorce. Some fathers going through divorce settle out of court for every other weekend with their children – but they do so knowing that is likely the best they can get.   
A dad can easily spend the equivalent of a kid’s college education trying to convince a judge to order a 50/50 custody arrangement – and still not get it.  
According to a 2015 study fr…