Reminder! Take the Fatherhood Challenge

Dads Take Your Children to School DTYCTS


Last year about 400 schools and Head Start programs across New York State, along with numerous community and statewide partners, and thousands of dads, stepfathers, foster fathers, uncles and other significant male caregivers participated in Dad Take Your Child To School (DTYCTS). This year, DTYCTS will take place statewide on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. Please take a few minutes to register each program location that will host an event this year:


Dads Take Your Child to School New York is a collaborative partnership between

  • ·         New York State Office of Children and Family Services
  • ·         New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
  • ·         U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Region II
  • ·         Stronger Families New York Coalition
  • ·         New York State Community Action Association
  • ·         New York State Parent Education Partnership/Prevent Child Abuse New York
  • ·         Fathers Incorporated
  • ·         New York City: Administration for Children Services, NYC Dads – The Mayor’s Fatherhood Initiative, Department of Education, Department of Youth and Community Development, Human Resources Administration
  • ·         And countless other partners including dads, schools, school districts, Head Starts, local and state elected officials, and faith and community based organizations.


Registration and for more info:


Melvin Alston: or 212-341-3162 or

Robert Martinez: or 212-442-5043

Flyer Link:

Fatherhood Empowerment Video Conference new Flyer


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