The History

Dads Take Your Child To School Day (DTYCTSD) began as an initiative to encourage, engage and empower fathers to play a more active role in their children's education. Participants include schools, Head Start, Daycare Programs throughout New York State

The idea came from the Million Father March originated by The Black Start Project. The first Million Father March began on the first day of school back in 2004 ( In 2006, Black Star utilized the internet to register participants around the country whereby New York State had over 30 individuals, community groups and school sign up. In 2007,