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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City sponsoring 'Fill That Bus' event to help those in need during crisis

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March 20, 2020 - Working with the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank and the United Way, the City of Hampton is sponsoring “Fill That Bus, Hampton!” a community-wide drive to collect non-perishable food items, diapers, infant formula and cle...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Hampton will have special 2020 Census kick-off event on March 14 at Peninsula Town Center

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March 4, 2020 - Count me in, Hampton! That’s the theme for a special Census kick-off on Saturday, March 14 from 1 - 3 p.m., at the Town Square in Peninsula Town Center, 1620 Merchant Lane.

Starting on April 1 (Census Awareness Day) The U.S. Censu...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Discuss race and privilege in America at the Unity Commission's next 'Marketplace Talks'

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Jan. 31, 2020 - Discuss the origin of privilege and race in America during the next Marketplace Talks at noon on Feb. 7 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 100 Queens Way.  Marketplace Talks is a new conversation series that encourages peop...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Discuss current events impacting local, national, international communities at Marketplace Talks

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Jan. 15, 2020 - Marketplace Talks is a new conversation series that encourages people to discuss current events impacting local, national and international communities. Broad topics include privilege, mental health, and violence. The conversations will in...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Unity hosts a special mix and mingle to foster talk about violence, domestic partnership

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Dec. 3, 2019 - Hampton's Citizens' Unity Commission and the LGBTQ Awareness Committee will host a special mix and mingle event on Saturday, Dec, 21, that's designed to foster conversations about violence as it pertains to domestic partnership. The first i...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Join us for Movie Talks series, watch a free movie and discuss diversity and unity

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Oct. 22, 2019 - Come watch "The Hate U Give" at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, then join a discussion about diversity, unity, and inclusion. It's part of the Movie Talks series sponsored by the Citizens' Unity Commission and Hampton Public Librar...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Learn more about the Baha'i faith on Oct. 21 during a prayer gathering at community center

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Oct. 2, 2019 - Learn more about the Baha'i faith on Monday, Oct. 21, from 6-8 p.m. during a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Bab, a key figure in Baha'i history. Established in 1863, the Baha'i faith teaches the essential worth of ...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Students, seniors among winners of 2019 Unity Award for diversity, positive impact in city

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June 13, 2019 - A high school student who focused on diversity and a program created to improve the safety of people with autism or cognitive disorders were among the individuals, organizations or initiatives that received 2019 Unity Awards from the Citiz...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Register now! Classes start in May for the next Level I of Hampton Diversity College

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March 30, 2019 - Start at the beginning and work your way through all three levels by signing up for the next Diversity College classes. 

Sponsored by the Citizens' Unity Commission, Level I of Diversity College is a four-week interactive program ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Classes start March 14 for the next Level II session of Hampton Diversity College

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Feb. 4, 2019 - Attend the next Level II class of Hampton Diversity College and learn more about diversity, unity, and inclusion. Sponsored by the Citizens' Unity Commission, Level II is a six-week program that begins March 14 and explores how individual p...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Register now! Classes start Jan. 17 for the next Level I of Hampton Diversity College

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Jan. 8, 2019 - There is still time!

Attend Hampton Diversity College and learn more about diversity, unity, and inclusion. Sponsored by the Citizens' Unity Commission, Level I of Diversity College is a four-week interactive program that concentrates on inc...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Police, Unity, LGBTQ committee sponsor discussion about domestic violence

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Nov. 20, 2018 - Join Hampton and Newport News police, the Citizens Unity Commission, and the LGBTQ Awareness Committee on Dec. 8 for a discussion of domestic partner violence. The "mix & mingle" will include thought-provoking conversations, ...

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Citizens Unity Commission
Posted on: June 14, 2018

You can register now for upcoming classes in Hampton Diversity College

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June 22,  2018 - Attend Hampton Diversity College and learn more about diversity, unity and inclusion. Sponsored by the Citizens' Unity Commission, Diversity College is a free, multi-level, interactive program that concentrates on increasing your...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Registration is open now for Level III of Hampton's Diversity College

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March 26, 2018 - Classes start on July 12, but registration is open now for Level III of Hampton Diversity College, a multi-level, interactive program that concentrates on increasing our knowledge about  the value of diversity, unity, and inclusi...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Hampton named 25th most diverse city in U.S., especially economically

May 15, 2016 – Hampton is one of the most diverse cities in the United States, according to a recent study that considered social class, ethno-racial, economic and household diversity. The study, conducted by personal and business financial website Wallet...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Plan now to attend Unity Awards June 9 and recognize individuals, groups promoting diversity

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May 26, 2016 - The public is invited to the 2016 Unity Awards ceremony, recognizing individuals, groups and initiatives that have a positive impact on diversity in Hampton.

Winners include Freedom Life Church; Romy Singh, a regional franchise expert w...Read on...

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