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Playwright and Activist Featured on Chicago Counterpoint TV July 15

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SOURCE Fatherhood Educational Institute

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers' rights attorney and advocate Jeffery Leving will host playwright and activist William Martin, Ph.D., whose latest work centers on Chicago's street violence, during the next episode of Chicago Counterpoint TV on July 15.

Martin, a prolific writer, highly sought speaker and educator, will discuss his upcoming stage play Somebody Else's Baby, which features Leving as a courtroom judge in the street drama.

"Judge Leving helps the main character in this play see the broader consequences of his actions. It's a role that comes naturally for Jeff,'' said Martin, a director of the nonprofit Fatherhood Educational Institute, Leving founded.

Chicago Counterpoint TV is broadcast live on Channel 21 of Chicago Access Network television (CAN-TV) and provides essential legal education to single dads, men in divorce and Chicago divorce lawyers seeking to expand their professional knowledge.

Counterpoint TV is an open, interactive forum. Viewers may call in and ask questions or leave comments at 312.738.1060 from 7:30 to 8 p.m.  Viewers can also stream the show live at and participate in discussions on the Fatherhood Educational Institute Facebook page.

About Dr. William Martin

Dr. Martin has written three motivational books, presented to dozens of professional groups, including DePaul University's Academic Advising Network, and co-authored many stage productions with his wife, Diane Martin.  He is founder of the nonprofit Helping Ex-offenders and Addicts Return to Society (HEARTS) and is the father of five.

About Jeffery M. Leving

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving is a pioneer in fathers' rights and has dedicated more than thirty years to strengthening healthy families and improving outcomes for children. He founded the Fatherhood Educational Institute, which provides critical parenting skills to fathers and seeks to eliminate father absence.  Leving's latest book, How to be a Good Divorced Dad, received praise from Obama, and was endorsed by Cardinal Francis George of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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