Carlos Christian

Carlos Christian is the founder and CEO of The Starts Within Organization.

MANSFIELD -- In honor of Responsible Fatherhood Month in June, The Starts Within Organization will host a two-day interactive workshop to celebrate positive father-child relationships and discuss strategies to empower active fathers and father-figures.

The "Crafts with Dad" event will take place Friday, June 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. and also Saturday, June 5, from noon to 12:30 p.m. Both sessions will be at the North End Community Improvement Collaborative, 134 N. Main St.

Fathers are encouraged to bring their child(ren) to enjoy bonding time by doing a craft provided by the Mansfield Art Center.

Debra Weaver, program director at the MAC, will facilitate the Saturday afternoon craft session.

In addition to Crafts with Dad, SWO founder and CEO Carlos Christian will discuss the legalities of fatherhood, setting goals for your children, and successful co-parenting.

Admission is FREE. For more information contact Angel Singleton, case manager, at 419-610-6915 or email

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