Anthem Strong Families educates, equips and empowers men, women and youth to Be the Champion for their lives, their marriages, their children and their families.
Marriage is the #1 most effective anti-poverty program.
Married couples are healthier, wealthier, happier and are more productive employees.
More than 1/3 of Dallas children live without their biological father.
Children raised by an involved father are less likely to drop out of school, engage in criminal behavior, abuse drugs or alcohol or end up in prison.
1 out of every 4 Dallas families lives in poverty.
Single motherhood is the leading cause of poverty for women and children.
1. Graduate from high school.
2. Get full-time work.
3. Get married and have children after you are 21.
Do these 3 things and your chance of living in poverty is only 2%.
34% of Dallas children live in single-parent families.
Children living with both parents are less likely to use drugs, become a teenage parent, become a victim of child abuse or end up in poverty.
24% of Dallas 18-24 year olds are jobless and out of school.
Education and employment opportunities count towards your lifetime financial stability and self-esteem.
70% of couples live together before marriage, but of those that do, 80% won't make it to their 10th anniversary.
Put the effort in now to make it a beautiful wedding AND a beautiful life together.