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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Cities United summer meeting theme focuses on arrival of first Africans in 1619

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May 30, 2019 - Cities United, the national organization of mayors and others dedicated to reducing violence among young black men and boys, has chosen “The Journey Continues” as the theme for its 6th Annual Convening Aug. 21-23 in Hamp...

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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Young people can sign up now to play in the Hampton Hoops summer basketball league

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May 21, 2019 - Kids, teens and young adults are invited by city and community leaders to join the Hampton Hoops summer basketball league. The program aims to improve social interaction, build character, and provide leadership opportunities for the city's ...

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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Employees, employers sought now for Hampton's summer youth employment program

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Jan. 14, 2019 - The City of Hampton is looking for employees and employers to take part in the upcoming Summer Youth Employment Program.

Hampton residents who are 16-24 years of age can earn up to $1,500, gain valuable job skills, training and experience b...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Grants available for programs that address, prevent youth violence

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Jan. 2, 2019 - Non-profits that offer programs that include positive activities and programs for youth and young adults in the city’s Safe and Clean areas are eligible to apply for mini-grants of up to $20,000.

The goal of the program is to support program...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Youth office plans 'community conversations' on neighborhood safety

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July 13, 2018 - The Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities wants your input on creating a comprehensive safety plan for Hampton neighborhoods. The first "community conversation" will be held  from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26, a...

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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities
Posted on: May 9, 2018

TNCC has summer camps available for local students interested in science, technology

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May 9, 2018 - Thomas Nelson Community College has several summer camps scheduled for area students:

  • Summer Science Camp: July 23-26, Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-noon, Hampton campus. It's free and open to middle school students. The camp is meant to unlock...
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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Urgency of Now, addressing concerns about youth violence, set for March 20

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Feb. 16, 2018 - Urgency of Now, or RuON, is an annual event that addresses concerns about increased violence among youth and young adults, with an emphasis on black males ages 15-24. It will be held this year at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 C...

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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Apply now for mini-grants designed to prevent and reduce youth violence in city

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 Jan. 8, 2018 - Applications are available Jan. 9-Feb. 13 for special mini-grants from the Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities. Organizations and programs that support community-based efforts to stop youth violence can apply for as much...

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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Police, others planning for a week-long summer camp focusing on state law and teens

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April, 12, 2017 - The Hampton Police Department, Hampton Roads Committee of 200 + Men, Inc., Hampton's Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services and Hampton's Youth Violence Prevention office will host a week-long "VA Rules Camp" &...

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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities