“Houston is one of the larger markets the Teen Nation Tour will visit this year,” said San Antonio resident and tour founder Lee Wilson. “Our goal is to stand and defend against bullying. We want kids to know that we care, listen, and support you.”
The Teen Nation Tour is a peer-to-peer, 90-minute anti-bullying program free to schools.Students learn about the types of bullying (http://www.teennationtour.com/)
Headlining the Houston Teen Nation Tour are Nic Neufeld (http://www.youtube.com/
The Houston Teen Nation Tour includes morning and afternoon school performances at:
Mon., Feb. 3 - Patrick Henry Middle School, 4 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 4 - Revere Middle School, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 5 - Ortiz Middle School, 9 a.m./Stephenson Middle School, 1 p.m.
Thrs., Feb. 6 - iAAC Elementary,8:
Mon., Feb. 10 - Rice School, 9 am/Alexander Hamilton Middle School, 1 pm
Tues., Feb. 11 - Hartman Middle School, 9:00 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 12 - Fonville Middle School, 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Thrs., Feb. 13 - Key Middle School, 9 a.m. /Jane Long Academy, 1 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 14 - Pershing Middle School, 9 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
The group will also perform a concert at the Last Concert Café on Sat., Feb. 8 starting with a red carpet arrival at 3:00 p.m., concert at 4:00 p.m. and meet-and-greet at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 at the door.
Statistics on bullying and suicide are alarming.Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year, according to the CDC. For every suicide among young people, there are at least 100 suicide attempts. More than 14 percent of high school students have considered suicide, and almost 7 percent have attempted it.
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The Teen Nation Tour started in 2012 with 30 performances reaching about 20,000 people. In 2013, the Teen Nation Tour ballooned to about 80 total performances in 11 states reaching more than 40,000 people. The 2014 tour is scheduled to perform at more than 330 school and other venues in about 40 cities, 22 states, and several hundred school districts reaching an estimated half-million or more people.
For information including school, artist, and non-school venue booking, call 877-837-7833, email teennationtourusa@
About Teen Nation Tour
The Teen Nation Tour is a peer-to-peer anti-bullying campaign and concert tour featuring young recording artists who perform and lecture at schools and other venues across America. Lee Wilson founded Teen Nation Tour after his son was bullied and injured on a school bus. In late 2013, the Teen Nation Tour was bolstered by a strategic partnership with Alternative Revenue Development (http://altrevenues.net/)