Professional Career Timeline

Career Timeline

Kenneth Braswell

October 1982 - Honorable Discharge – US Army

Left US Army in October 1982. Here's Braswell's journey on becoming a national expert on Responsible Fatherhood, motivational speaker, lecturer, presenter and trainer.

September 1992


Kenneth Braswell graduated from New School Contemporary Radio in September 1992.

February 1993

First Newspaper

Founded WHAZUP! Newspaper in February 1993.

August 1996

Vice President

Became the Vice President of the Urban League of Northeastern New York.

June 1990

First Major Project

Planned first major community project –
Black Arts and Cultural Festival, NY.

Urban Voices

June 1990

Created Urban Voices Newspaper & Urban Communications.

February 2001

Board Member

In February 2001, Braswell became one of the board members of Albany Boys and Girls Club

May 2002

Capital Region

Board Member of the Capital Region YMCA.

November 2004

Fathers Incorporated

Established in 2004, Fathers Incorporated serves as a leader in the field of Responsible Fatherhood. The agency’s international, national, and local mission focuses on remediating the impact of father absence.

Its focus is to ensure that fathers, particularly noncustodial fathers facing limited employment opportunities and increasing debt, receive the supports they need to provide for the well-being of their children – both emotionally and financially.

The main objective is to help fathers and children connect, raise awareness of the need for positive father involvement, and educate men and women about the importance of healthy father-child relationships.

August 2006

New York State Fatherhood Initiative

Became Director of the New York State Fatherhood Initiative. The organization's focus is to engage fathers in the child welfare and juvenile justice communities and to provide programs that will encourage responsible fatherhood.

July 2009

Board Member of the National Fatherhood Leaders Group.

Released “When The Tear Won’t Fall” Book.

April 2011

TV Show

Debuted “Dads Eye View” TV show.

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

October 2011

Became the prime contractor for the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse. The NRFC is a widely recognized national and international resource for fathers, practitioners, researchers, and policymakers. Its components include: www.fatherhood.gov, media campaigns, products, the national fatherhood hotline, and President Obama’s Responsible Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative.

January 2014

Released Spit'in Anger

Spit’in Anger is the exploration into the uncharted space of fatherlessness. Through the story of one of America’s premier leaders in the responsible fatherhood movement--Kenneth Braswell--we learn that the filmmaker and healer is about to receive a lesson in healing himself.

August 2014


Fathers Incorporated relocated to Atlanta, GA

August 1996

Dark Hearts Film Release

Dark Hearts, a 20min silent short film is the depiction of the dynamics that take place between two low-income non-custodial parents with children.

Daddy, There's Noise Outside

December 2015

Released “Daddy, There’s A Noise Outside” Children’s Book. This project takes the complex issue of protesting and breaks the conversation down so that a 1st grader can understand.

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