Spring Into Action Youth Summit

Special Announcement!!!

March 11, 2020

In response to the Mayor’s joint press conference this afternoon, the city is postponing and rescheduling all city-related or city-sponsored events for the month of March including community meetings and upcoming events like Houston Peace “Spring Into Action, Youth Summit” scheduled for March 16, 2020.  As Mayor Turner mentioned during the press conference, “It is a decision being made with the health and safety in our region as our priority.”  The Houston Peace Youth Violence Prevention Coalition would like to thank all of the coalition members, volunteers and students who assisted in the planning of the Spring Into Action Youth Summit.  Please note the summit is not canceled but postponed to a future date which will be determined when we obtain more information.

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Prevent Youth Violence

Youth violence is a significant problem for Houston. It’s also a problem that can have a long-lasting impact.

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Goal 2:

Promote Youth Health

Youth are in a critical period of rapid biological and socio-emotional development in which they gain independence, take risks and form behaviors that carry into adulthood.

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Provide Youth Opportunities

Providing youth with opportunities can drastically alter the path of youth.

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Keys to Success

Houston HOPE’s success lies in the strength that makes Houston Strong. 


Everyone can help prevent youth violence. Check out our tips!

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See how HOUSTON comes together to provide HOPE for a brighter future for it’s youth.

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Check out some of the resouces available.

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Help Make a Difference

The Houston Health Foundation works with donors, partner organizations and volunteers to help bring valuable health services to the children and families of Houston’s most under-served communities. The Houston Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN: 27-2920745. Your gift is tax deductible under the rules governing such organizations. Consult your tax professional for more information.


Media / News

Full Show: Preventing Youth Violence, And NPR’s Joshua Johnson (April 8, 2019)

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Mayor Turner, Health Department announce plan to address youth violence

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Mayor Turner, Houston Health Department Addressing Root Causes Of Youth Violence

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