Florida state leaders working on expanding program to help men become better fathers

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There’s a new program to help Florida men become better fathers.

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State Sen. Randolph Bracy of Ocoee spoke about the fatherhood initiative.

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It includes more than $64 million to mentor fathers as well as children who are at risk.

Photos: Florida state leaders working on expanding program to help men become better fathers

Bracy pushed to expand the local program to the entire state.

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Lawmakers signed off on the idea during the most recent legislative session.

“As a father myself of two young girls, I realized these kinds of programs are important and sometimes we need help to mentor fathers,” Bracy said.

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The Department of Children and Families is preparing to roll out the program soon.

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