Current Programs

& Events

Become A Mentor

Our youth need positive role models willing to share their life stories and encourage them to make good decisions.  If you are interested in being a mentor, please email your information and we will contact you for more details. You can also join the Facebook group and page @DFWBlackMentors to stay updated on opportunities to impact youth.

Teach a Workshop or Class

Maroon 9 is always seeking innovative workshops and classes to enrich our youth.  If you are a community professional interested in teaching an engaging in-person or virtual workshop, please email your information and workshop idea.  You can also join the Facebook group and page @DFWBlackMentors to stay updated on opportunities to impact youth.

3rd Annual Teen Summer Enrichment & Internship Program

June 20 - July 1, 2022 @ 10a-3:30p

Morningside Middle School,

2751 Mississippi Ave.,

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Our 3rd Annual Teen Summer Enrichment Program is back and better than ever! This year we've added an educational field trip and internship opportunity! The program is FREE, in-person and will be held at Morningside Middle School. Daily lunch is provided. *Space is limited.* 

Register via Google Form at https://forms.gle/V79jAnEVy2TXnQ8C6 or online at www.maroon9.org.

 

Highlights from our 2021 program:

https://youtu.be/alFIeZYMP9g

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9th Annual World Sickle Cell Day & Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 18, 2022

4p-8p

Fort Worth Water Gardens

Join Maroon 9 at the Fort Worth Water Gardens, 1502 Commerce Street in Fort Worth for the annual World Sickle Cell Day & Juneteenth Celebration. Enjoy family fun, vendors, food trucks, free giveaways and live entertainment. For vendor opportunities, register at https://forms.gle/Eiz5ySsdDGnqXXwcA.

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KIDS ACTING WITH PURPOSE THEATRE ARTS AFTERSCHOOL & SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

(Available for Booking)

KIDS Acting With Purpose engages youth in a fun and interactive Theatre Arts class designed to teach creative expression, acting skills, leadership, culture and self-confidence.  The program is available for all age groups as a one-time workshop or for multiple weekly or monthly sessions.  The program is taught by Certified Theatre Arts Educator ShaVonne Banks-Davis.

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VIRTUAL HANGOUT 101 AFTERSCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

(Available for Booking)

Virtual Hangout 101 provides an array of virtual workshops and discussions for students of all ages on various topics hosted by community professionals. Workshops and discussions are based on important topics such as social awareness, vision & goal setting, life skills, and self-care. Interactive and high-energy classes include dance, art, theatre, health & wellness, and STEM.
The program also features small group mentoring for young men and women.

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