Updated: Apr 12
About 1,700 divorces are filed each year in Dayton, with a total of 61,000 total divorces.
Healthy marriage is difficult and there are some, but limited resources and supports for the 100,000 married couples in Greater Dayton.
Increase the number and awareness of local supports for healthy relationships; dating, pre-marital, early years, crisis, empty-nesters, etc.
Start a Community Marriage Initiative (CMI)
Asset-map all marriage champions in Greater Dayton
If you are interested in Marriage Work in Greater Dayton, Please Fill Out This Form.
Gather in large in small groups by role, region, and population focus.
Empower and equip others to fill gaps with locally driven-resources.
Fill up marriage event calendar with marriage support gatherings.
Evidence and Impact:
Aligned 400 "Marriage Champions"
300/365 days a year there is a gathering in San Antonio to support marriages.
Over 14 years, decreased the divorce rate by 24%!
Saved 3,000 marriages
Average financial cost of divorce is $38,000 per family
Emotional cost for parents and children is incalculable
Saved the city $114 Million
Now helping 7 other cities do the same. Dayton could be one.
12 minutes of What a Community Marriage Initiative Is
Carl Caton & 2 Dayton Marriage Champions: Carl starts at 18:13
Again, if you are interested in Marriage Work in Greater Dayton, Please Fill Out This Form.