Program

The Summit will be hosted on the Whova app. You must first register for the Summir and then you will be given access to the Whova app. You will receive an email invitation to join Whova. Click here to learn how to set-up your Whova profile.

2021 Program

Keynote Speakers & Entertainers

Destiny Richardson

Peer Recovery CoachHouston Health Department & Texas Southern University

Destiny has been both a recipient and a provider of mental health services for over five years. Join us and hear her speak on the topic, “Plant Your Seed.”

Hear her inspirational story to be motivated and maximize your potential. In her own words, “my life experiences have taught me the importance of patience, faith, and consistency. I have learned that these few valuable life skills will help me cultivate the life I want. The ability to understand the power and control we have in our lives is one of the greatest tools we can have in our wellness toolkit. We are no longer allowing the circumstances of today to dictate our tomorrow. Today we start a new path, we create our own destinies.”

Billy Dorsey

Grammy award musician and songwriter, Motivational Speaker

At age 19, Billy signed his first recording contract with his group, Serenity, after being discovered while opening for the Mississippi Mass Choir as a student at Louisiana Tech University. By age 21, he found himself homeless on the streets of 5th Ward, in a gang and drug-infested neighborhood in Houston, TX. Sleeping on cardboard boxes and eating out of trash cans while battling crippling depression and suicidal thoughts, Billy refused to succumb to the darkness around him. Read more…

Jump On It

Entertainment will be provided by Jump On It.

Jump On It specifically unites youth and their families under the auspices of live national & local entertainment. It is an experience that highlights the arts as well as the availability of valuable health & life resources.