What We Do
- The Mayor’s Office on Fathers, Men and Boys addresses the disparities that adversely impact men and boys of color in the District of Columbia.
- Ensure that through advocacy, community engagement and information sharing; a solution-oriented approach is developed that addresses the issues of fatherlessness, poverty, family law, economic opportunity, health and well-being as well as rehabilitation and reintegration.
- Provide access to abundant opportunities and policies that represent male growth and achievement in the District.
Meet the Director
Jason R.L Wallace leads the vision for the agency to address the disparities that adversely impact men and boys of color in the District of Columbia. Prior to joining The Mayor’s Office, Jason was the Director of Volunteer & Community Supports at Martha’s Table, where he led overall strategy as it relates to volunteer recruitment, retention and emergency support. Before joining Martha’s Table, he was the Founder and Executive Director of Community ONE, Inc., an experiential learning non-profit that exposes at-risk children to interesting careers by playing interactive games. He has received his BA from Howard University and has had the honor of being awarded the “Key to the City” by the Mayor of his hometown, San Bernardino, CA. He lives in Ward 7’s Deanwood neighborhood.
The Mayor’s Office on Fathers, Men, and Boys (MOFMB) was established as a result of the passage of the 2014 DC Council legislation. MOFMB was established to advise the Mayor, the Council, and the public on the social issues and needs of fathers, men, and boys in the District of Columbia and services that are in place to support them.