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Calling all Jr. High and High Schools in Greater Houston to go to Rockets.com to Register for Dwight’s Block Out Violence.

The junior high and high school that comes up with the most hyped campaigns that gets the entire campus involved, will be named the “D12 Block Out Violence” School, and will win a rally school me and “some of my teammates” (per Dwight). Principals from winning schools, and students will also be hosted in a Rockets suite a game, recognized on court.

Registration deadline is Friday, March 7. Register Now. Program ends March 21st.

Check Out Dwight’s Kickoff “Block Out Violence” with a Surprise Flash Mob

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard surprised students at Carnegie Vanguard High School, along with Rockets Power Dancers and Launch Crew, by interrupting a school-wide assembly with a flash mob dance to Farrell William’s song Happy. The unexpected appearance was all a part of Howard’s announcement of his “Block Out Violence” Campaign. The program, which targets high schools and junior high schools, is a grassroots, student-driven competition that promotes non-violence, anti-bullying, respect and acceptance, with the goal of creating safe campuses, and ultimately, safe communities.

Join the “Block Out Violence” Campaign for the chance to
win a “Block Party” with Dwight Howard at your School.
Go to Rockets.com to Register Now!

D12’s Steps to
"Block Out Violence"

  1. Be Accepting. Celebrate differences.
  2. Be Accountable. Take responsibility.
  3. Be Courageous. Speak Out. Speak Up.
  4. Be Forgiving. Let it go.
  5. Be Kind. Treat others like you want to be treated.
  6. Be a Leader. Advocate non-violence. Live it!
  7. Be Open. Talk to someone. Ask for help.
  8. Be Patient. Take a “time-out” before responding.
  9. Be Real. Don’t be mean behind the screen.
  10. Be Respectful. Respect yourself and others.
  11. Be Smart. Pick up books, not weapons.
  12. Be the Difference. “You must be the change You want to see”