3 Taking on a crisis that is not only local .. but national. The crime rate among young blacks. This weekend, the group "Save Our Sons" will host an event to reach out to FATHERS. You may recall -- in May the group spoke to young men... But now they want to focus on DADS to become better role models. The founder of the organization talked with Channel 4's Tim Pulliam about their goals. 3 00-0910-2024-2936-411'09-1'15 Organizers say 70% of men who are incarcerated grew up without their fathers.The conference taking place at Ribault High School is an effort to reconnect fathers with their children.31 Year old Barber, Ronald Clark is one them.The father of 4 desires a closer relationship with his children and a daughter from a previous marriage.But learning how to build that relationship is difficult.Ronald Clark 225736-47 Me as a man -- I didn't have my father there -- so I want to be there. I want to have that relationship with my kids 225823-29 I see that it did affect me because after growing up, I realized I didn't really know how to be a father. How to be a dad.John Guns/Founder, Save Our Son's 231819 The strength of a man in a son's life is one of the most under valued, under appreciated realities.John Guns is the founder of operation Save Our Son's.Gun's says Saturday's event called, Fathers Calling Fathers, will provide mentorship to dad's through group sessions.The conference will also help young men between the ages of 10 to 18 manage conflict resolution, problem solving, and how to interact with police.Channel 4 Crime and Saftey Analyst will lead that discussion.Ken Jefferson/Crime and Safety Analyst 230411 A lot of times they feel like it's a battle between them and police. It's not.It's a partnership.Once they learn that, we won't have these issues of them disrespecting authority.Organizers say the conference is the beginning of a series of workshops and activities geared to helping father's overcome their past and be successful parents.RC 225545 "I think I'm a good father now -- but I want to be a better father -- one that my kids can look up."Pre-pro Fathers Calling Fathers starts at 10am at Ribault High School in Jacksonville.You can register on site for the conference starting at 8am The event is free.Tim Pulliam, Ch4, TLS.