2015 Bee Busy Education Award announced
Bee Busy Inc is proud to announce Jailen Martin graduate of Dulles High School as the 2015 Education Award Recipient. This award is given annually to students who has continually shown academic discipline and has been a positive role model for other youth in the community. Jailen will attend Sam Houston State University in the fall where he plans to study Kinesiology and become a Physical Therapist. We salute Jailen and wish him great success in his future endeavors.
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Mentoring is a fun-time job at Bee Busy!
Darcy Padgett, Executive Director Bee Busy Learning Academy believes Mentors help keep students in school. Healthy adult role models are critical components in the mission to inspire and empower the youth of today. By mentoring, people can help others reach goals and improve self-esteem.
Check out Darcy Padgett, Executive Director and Antwain Snell, Syde Swipaz on FOX26 'Black Voice'
Bee Busy along with their community partner, Syde Swipaz promoted the 2nd Annual Rev-It-Up for HIV Awareness charity motorcycle ride on the FOX26 community talk show, Black Voice.
Erika Ortega Goes to Washington, DC
Erika Ortega, Community Health Education Specialist at Bee Busy, recently traveled to Washington, DC to meet with several elected officials to discuss the importance of funding for HIV education. One of her meetings was with Ernesto Rodriguez, Legislative Assistant for Congressman Al Green (pictured below).
Bee Busy's Team GINI at Milby High School
On Thursday, April 9, the Bee Busy GINI Team was on hand at Milby High School helping to educate the students on HIV/AIDS education.
Bee Busy Celebrates Another Successful Rev-It-Up for HIV Awareness Charity Ride!
More than 100 motorcycle riders rumbled through Houston to take part in the 2nd Annual Rev-It-Up for HIV Awareness on Saturday, August 22 with proceeds benefiting Bee Busy Learning Academy and the Glass Slipper Foundation. The primary goal of this charity motorcycle ride is to bring attention to the disparity of HIV infection rates in communities of color.
This year Bee Busy collaborated with Glass Slipper Foundation who treated the community to a Back to School Fun Day at the conclusion of the ride. Thank you to the event hosts from the motorcycle community, the Syde Swipaz and GLOW, as well as all the other clubs and independent riders for joining our efforts. Enjoy a recap of the day!
The Bee Busy 2015 GOALS Youth Summit engages students
Bee Busy, in partnership with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Comerica Bank, Houston Parks and Recreation Department, and Texas Southern University, hosted the 2015 GOALS Youth Summit on Wednesday, July 15 on the campus of TSU. GOALS (Great Options and Alternatives in Life) attracted nearly 100 area middle and high school students who were treated to a number of highly engaging, interactive workshops, lunch, door prizes and a tour of Texas Southern University. Thank you to all our participants, speakers and community partners for an outstanding event!
National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, April 10th
Bee Busy along with Fondren Middle School celebrated National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day on Friday, April 10th to learn about HIV & AIDS and how young people are affected. The event encompassed interactive sessions that promoted positive youth messages surrounding HIV/AIDS Awareness.Today's young people are the first generation that has never known a world without HIV and AIDS. In the United States, almost 40 percent of new HIV infections are young people ages 13 to 29.
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