A Father’s Power: How Dads Shape Us-for Better or Worse includes a filmed interview with former gang member and current father Mark DeEsparza. “I can’t recall a time I was really engaged or active with my father,” says DeEsparza. “I watched other children spending time with their fathers, fishing or going to games and being engaged. I looked for that growing up and couldn’t find it.” We will look at the impact fathers can have on their children.