CFUF’s Joe Jones featured in Newsweek
The article, titled “The Fight for Black Men,” was authored by Joshua DuBois, President Barack Obama’s first director of the White House faith-based initiative and CEO of Values Partnerships.
Joshua writes, “In the span of a few years, Joe went from a stable household to a single-parent family. From a middle-school honor student to a street-corner addict. From the grandson of a businessman and great-great-great-grandson of slaves to the son of an absent father, and a future deadbeat dad himself. It was a jumble of inputs—bad parenting and bad policy, misguided culture and tragic history—resulting in one clear output: a woefully lost kid.
“There is a lot more to Joe Jones’s story—more pain than most can bear; more beauty than you’d expect.”
To read more, visit the article’s website here.