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The biggest celebration of dads is to take place in New York City. There are 70.1 million dads in the USA. The Real Dads Network with the Responsible Fatherhood Coalition aims to bring dads living in New York together with a set of free events that will take place across the city.

New York City, NY – May 7, 2019 – Real Dads Network along with the Responsible Fatherhood Coalition will host events throughout the New York City tri-state area, joining hundreds of their peers across New York City to celebrate the ninth Real Dads Week from Saturday, June 8th to Sunday, June 16, 2019. The events are free and open to the public, excluding the Daddy Daughter Dance which is the annual fundraiser to support the work the Real Dads Network undertake. Registration is required for all events.

Real Dads Network and The Responsible Fatherhood Coalition expects hundreds of men, children, and women of all ages to celebrate and honor dads who are both exemplary role models and community leaders. The events will incorporate social, cultural, and intellectual activities. Women are highly encouraged to participate along with the fathers to serve as support systems.

The week of events kicks off with a Family Day Olympiad on Saturday, June 8th @ Williamsbridge Oval Park presented by Bronx Fathers Taking Action (BFTA) and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Bronx, NY;

On Tuesday, June 11th, a Celebration and Awards Ceremony hosted by Real Dads Network and Medgar Evers College; at Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY;

On Thursday, June 13, Raising Strong Sons discussion and Basketball Skills Clinic presented by Fathers and Men of Professional Basketball Players Inc. at Renaissance Middle School I.S. 192 Queens, NY;

On Saturday, June 15th, at The Alhambra Ballroom 2116 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, Harlem, NY Real Dads Network presents its 10th Daddy Daughter Dance. Cost: $110 for dad & daughter, $45 for each additional child.

Also, on Saturday, June 15th, there will be a Fatherhood Fun Day hosted by the Staten Island Community Partnership at Clove Lakes Park Staten Island, NY. The week will wrap up on Sunday, June 16th with a Father’s Day Cookout hosted Fathers Alive in the Hood at Baisley Pond Park Queens, NY.

The money raised from the Daddy Daughter Dance helps Real Dads Network run the Real Dads Clubs around the city, and to support the organization throughout the year. We’ McDonald The Voice 2016 Finalist will be performing at the Daddy Daughter Dance and the daughters will be receiving a free copy of her book.

“I had an amazing time at the Daddy and Daughter’s dance. It has been a blessing. This is something really special, and I hope to continue to play a part,” said Allan Houston, Former New York Knicks Player.

Real Dads Network is asking all those who believe that involved fathers should be celebrated, to join in as they bring Real Dads together for a week of positive enjoyment and recognition for the vital they play.

For media inquiries contact Derek Phillips, realdadsnetwork@gmail.com or (212) 875- 7725. For more event information, registration and tickets visit www.RealDadsNetwork.org.

About Real Dads Network

Real Dads Network (RDN) is an organization committed to strengthening the institution of the family by promoting positive images of fathers in the media, as well as providing men with resources and support designed to encourage them to be more actively involved in the parenting process. RDN believes that children flourish developmentally and in attainment of life opportunities, when both parents are actively involved in their parenting, regardless of the marital or living circumstances.

Media Contact
Company Name: Real Dads Network
Contact Person: Derek Phillips

Phone: (212) 875-7725
City: New York City
State: New York
Country: United States
Website: http://www.realdadsnetwork.org/

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