Patrick is continuing his education on the graduate level, specializing in a specific area of Psychology known as ‘Financial Psychology’ and its impact on the Black Family. Combining his knowledge and experience in Finances, looking at the ways the “lack of finances” impacts Black marriages and Black Fatherlessness. Patrick is pioneering ways to reduce the…

Facilitator for Real Dads Clubs

I am the proud father of a fifteen-year-old daughter name, Taylor. Shortly after graduating high school I joined the U.S. Air Force and served four years in the military before embarking on a long career in law enforcement. Currently, I’m a full-time real estate investor and salesperson. I’ve been a Real Dad member for many…

Community Liaison for RDN

Leon Tulton is a community liaison for Real Dads Network. He helps promote activities of the organization (e.g. monthly club meetings) at community gatherings such as Manhattan Community Board 10’s general meetings each month. Leon works with his fellow dads to raise awareness about the importance of fathers being politically involved in local and state…

Community Liaison

“As the father goes, so goes the family…” For more than a quarter century, Aubrey LeGrier has sought to serve, support and strengthen fathers, father figures and future fathers through a variety of vehicles and multitude of methods. As the 3rd of four (proud!) sons to a “real dad,” one of my life’s missions is…

Real Dads Club Facilitator

Kenyatta T. Rouse is a proud father of a teenaged son and pre-schooler daughter. He conducts outreach at various forums in the community and enjoys working with fathers to keep them connected with their children. Mr. Rouse, a graduate of the State University of New York – Albany, has worked in law enforcement. He is…

Real Dads Club Facilitator

A Father who is a dad to his child/children and tries to make progress easier by being a channel of communication between other dad’s and fatherhood organisations.

Founder & Executive Director

Derek Phillips is the founder and Executive Director of the Real Dads Network, an organization that is committed to strengthening the institution of the family by promoting the positive aspects of fatherhood in all media.