City looking to honor local fathers

Cyril Josh Barker | 5/15/2014, 2:24 p.m.

The New York City Fatherhood Initiative presents the fourth annual NYC DADS Matter Awards. The awards will recognize 10 fathers from across the city who have overcome challenges to become positive and consistent forces in the lives of their children.

Nominations are being accepted for dads who meet the criteria. Contact nycdadsmatter@cityhall.nyc.gov for more information. Applications are due by Friday, May 16.

The event is aimed to acknowledge the important role that dads play in the lives of their children and communities. The New York City Fatherhood Initiative was established in the spring of 2010.