Million Fathers March

September 25, 2020

An opportunity to show commitment to the educational lives of your children throughout the school year by escorting children to school on this day.

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Learn About 2020 Million Fathers March Virtual Event! Click Here for details.

About Campaign
Million Fathers March

Our Mission

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 your child to school on September 25th, 2020.


Participate in the Million Father
March Activity.

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.

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Five Things for Schools

Here are five things schools can do to participate  in Million Fathers March on September 25, 2020. 

You can also become a school partner, sign up for information sessions and receive general information.

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  • Invite Dads

    Invite dads/male caregivers to your school on September 27th.

  • Plan

    Plan a small welcoming event (breakfast, information distribution).

  • Set Goals

    Set goals for increase male involvement (PTA, Volunteers, Mystery Readers).

  • Community Organizations

    Invite community resource organizations to address escorting dads.

  • Real Dads Read

    Start a “Real Dads Read” club at the school.


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.

The Virtual Event!

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 #MFM2020#REALDADSREAD

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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.

Fathers Incorporated Organizes Million Fathers March

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Based Fatherhood Organization Plans the Largest Collaboration of Fatherhood Focused Back-to-School Effort in the Nation in 80 Cities.

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Our Supporting Partners

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