Resources during COVID-19 Shutdown

We have all been facing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a week and in these unprecedented times where the global community is struggling, we know this set of circumstances can trigger a wide variety of emotions, and anxiety can be one of them. Therefore, Dear Black Fathers offers the following suggestions and resources to support you during this government-mandated school shutdown. We hope the information below helps families during these challenging times.

  • Limit media exposure. Stress-provoking content is everywhere. Speak with your child(ren) about websites and organizations you trust to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information. Select times to review those outlets and discuss what you learned. 
  • Mind your reactions. Children often mimic family members’ responses during stressful times. Stay positive, offer positive statements, and reinforce the importance of a positive attitude in times of uncertainty. Read more>
  • Establish routines. Create a realistic schedule for daily activities to keep children on task, limit media exposure, and curtail overthinking and excessive worrying.
  • Encourage your child to ask questions. To avoid children searching for answers on the internet, be an open book for your child(ren), letting them know it’s okay to have and ask questions of you about the coronavirus and state of the country. Answer what you can. Knowing what’s on their minds may help explain behavior.
  • Spend time together. Even in the best of times, spending time with your family can be a luxury for some. The coronavirus creates the conditions to spend time with your family by playing board games, looking at family photos, reading books or watching classic movies together. No matter what they say or how they act, children value and need time with family more than you may know. 



Click here to learn more about resources available.




A Historic Night

Saturday, February 29th 

Register for free at this link or clicking on the flier below.


Come out for a night of Good Food, Good Music, and Good People

Network with some outstanding individuals while having a good time. 

  • 7-8: Enter, Meet and Greet
  • 8-9: 3 course meal while enjoying live jazz by The GoodFellas
  • 9-12: Dance Music with DJ Muhammad

Complimentary Drink Specials and cash bar!

Register for free HERE!

Let’s Talk Triple Bottom Line!

Tuesday, January 21st | 6pm – 8:30pm 


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Come join us for an evening full of good company, good conversation, good food, and fun activities.

We will also spend some time discussing how family, personal relationships, and finances can have a positive and/or negative impact on ones ability to achieve their goals.

There will be Taco Tueday specials which include all tacos half off, Jose Cuervo Margaritas for $8, and Avión Margaritas for $12.

All are welcomed! Seating is limited. RRVP Here!

“The Day After Tomorrow” Brunch & Building MeetUp

Don’t really do the “holiday” thing? Well, come out and join us for brunch and conversations with likeminded people, looking to network and have a good time. 

Register at this link or by clicking on the photo below. Seating is limited. Register ASAP!

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Dear Black Fathers (DBF) is hosting a “Non-Holiday” social lunch for people looking connect with likeminded people to talk business, community, collaboration, and have an all-around good time through fun games and activities.



Investing In Your Future Videos

Dear Black Fathers partnered up with Empify, to facilitate a dynamic investment workshop for community members. Check out this clip of Mabari Byrd, Founder of Dear Fathers, along with Ashley Fox, Founder of Empify, sharing key information and insight on how to invest the right way and build social capitol.


Networking Social @ Green Soul

Let’s Talk Business, Collaboration, and Community!

We are hosting a networking social on Tuesday, December 17th @GREEN SOUL💚

Building Social Equity is the theme. All are welcomed. Oh, and it’s Taco Tuesday😋

Seating is limited. RSVP here or click the flyer to secure your spot!

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Saturday, November 30th.  11AM – 1PM  / Trades For A Difference

Click HERE on on the photo to register!

Dear Black Fathers has teamed up with Empify and Trades for a Difference to provide a (FREE) Financial literacy workshop next Saturday, November 30th.
This is a fantastic introductory workshop on how to invest the right way, relatively easy, without needing a lot of money. We’re going to educate you on how to invest in the very same companies you spend money with.
We strongly encourage black fathers, men, and young adults (men/women) impacted by the prison system, to register for this workshop. There’s limited seating, so register ASAP by clicking the link below.
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