Join 97.9 The Box & Oakland Raiders DeAndre Washington for the Outwork The Competition Youth Football Camp on Saturday, June 30 at Thurgood Marshall HS. The camp is FREE for boys & girls ages 7-17. To register and for more information click here.

Jermaine Dupri and the entire cast of the Rap Game will be hosting a Teen/Youth Town Hall meeting to engage teens/youths on leadership and getting involved in their communities. Saturday, June 24th, 2017 FountainLife Center – 14083 S. Main St., Houston, Texas 77035 Doors Open @ 10:00 AM | Starting @ 11:00 AM  For more information […]

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership today kicked off the second year of Hire Houston Youth at a breakfast at the new Partnership Tower adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Hire Houston Youth provides summer internships and jobs to youth ages 16 to 24. Youth are employed for a minimum of […]

I don’t see too much positivity in the entertainment industry, so this video made my day. The word of God is always able to ease my mind, body and soul. It was dope seeing a group of young people coming together to worship the Lord in a way that gave me chills. The girl who […]

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What a wonderful night!  The Double Tree Hotel was packed with the Who’s Who of Houston.  It was my daughter’s first gala ever! She had a great time.  They showed many videos about George Foreman as well as his community center that helps the youth! It was great to see people honored for their hard work […]

In recent studies, it’s been proven that discrimination among youth can affect their mental health… the University of Missouri did some research on Latino immigrant youth and found that more and more were showing signs of depression and such. The doctoral candidate in the MU Dept. of Human Development and Family Science, Alexandra Davis said, […]

`Tis the season of giving, and Kendrick is making sure to do just that.

I have so much fun at the Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome every year. The weather is usually perfect and the families come together with some of the most creative costumes to bring awareness to the disorder. For the most part, people were ready and willing to take photos at the event to help spread […]

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Hey there! It’s JJ! This past Friday, my I’m Me Tour popped up into Willowridge to hang out with 80 fabulous girls! Check out our pics below!

Earvin “Magic” Johnson continues to inspire the very community that reveres his aspiring legacy, as it’s just been declared Johnson along with Kimbra and Mark…