Million Fathers March
The Million Fathers March (MFM) is an opportunity for dads, uncles, grandfathers, coaches, mentors, clergy, men’s groups and organizations to show their commitment to the educational lives of their children throughout the school year by escorting children to school on this day.
Things Dads Can Do to Participate
Escort to School
Escort your child to school on September 28th
Participate in the Million Father
Take to Library
Take your child to the library and
give child a book
Encourage your child’s school to participate in the Million Father March
Phillip Jackson - The Founder
The work of the Million Fathers March is dedicated to our friend and brother Phillip Jackson of the Black Star Project for his years of devotion and commitment to education and father engagement.
Fathers Incorporated is both honored and humbled that he has asked that we coordinate the national effort and its future direction.Learn More
Five Things for Schools
Here are five things schools can do to participate in Million Fathers March on September 28, 2018.
You can also become a school partner, sign up for information sessions and receive general information.
Invite dads/male caregivers to your school on September 28th.
Plan a small welcoming event (breakfast, information distribution).
Set goals for increase male involvement (PTA, Volunteers, Mystery Readers).
Invite community resource organizations to address escorting dads.
Real Dads Read
Start a “Real Dads Read” club at the school.
Our Theme for the Day
Our theme for the day is Real Dads Read. We encourage dads, uncles, coaches, mentors, clergy, men’s groups to engage in LITERACY ACTIVITIES for the day.
Million Fathers March
In Omaha, Nebraska
Mt.View Elementary School students
Fathers and community members welcome Mt.View Elementary School students in Omaha, Nebraska, back to school on the first day as part of the Million Father March with Black Men United Fathers Incorporated Black Star Project.
#OPSback2school #OPSProud #MFM2018 #REALDADSREAD
Listen to America's Psychiatrist, Dr. Jeff Gardere
Dr. Jeff Gardere talk about the Million Fathers March.
Dads are encourage to escort their children to school in a show of commitment to the success of their child's education.