Posted on: November 15, 2017

Learn more about police support of LGBTQ community at meeting Dec. 2 at History Museum

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Nov. 15, 2017 - The Citizens Unity Commission, Hampton Roads Pride and Hampton Convention & Visitors Bureau have joined the Hampton and Newport News police to host a community conversation for people who want to learn more about how the police are wor...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Commission promotes 'Unity Through Art' with 2nd paint party Oct. 27

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Oct. 11, 2017 - Unity Through Art is the name of the next paint party event planned by the Citizens' Unity Commission. It will take place on Friday, Oct. 27, from 7-9 p.m. at the Hampton Performing and Creative Art Center, 300 Butler Farm Rd. Space is lim...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Level I of Diversity College starts Sept. 26; Level II starts Sept. 7

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Aug. 16, 2017 - It's time for Hampton's next Diversity College, a chance to learn more about diversity, unity and inclusion. Sponsored by the Citizens' Unity Commission, Diversity College is a multi-level, interactive program that increases your knowledge...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Join the fun on Saturday, July 8 and paint and chat about diversity

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June 30, 2017 - The Citizens’ Unity Commission is looking for 20 Hampton residents to join a midday paint part on Saturday, July 8, from noon-2 p.m. at Hampton’s Performing and Creative Arts Center, 300 Butler Farm Road.

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Citizens' Unity Commission is looking for teens to join Youth Advisory Group

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June 7, 2017 - The Citizens’ Unity Commission is looking for interested young people to join its Youth Advisory Group. Comprised of 13 members between the ages of 13 and 19, the Youth Advisory Group is an extension of the Unity Commission and rep...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Unity, Police host conversation on understanding the experiences of LGBTQ community

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June 6, 2017 - Hampton Roads Pride, the Citizens’ Unity Commission and the Hampton Police Division will host a special community conversation on Thursday, June 22, entitled “Understanding the Experiences of our LGBTQ Neighbors.” Synetheia Newby, ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

There is still time to nominate a person or program for 2017 Unity Award

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May 19, 2017 - the 2017 Unity Awards Ceremony & Recognition will be held Friday, June 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the American Theatre, 125 East Mellen St.  Sponsored by the Citizens’ Unity Commission, the awards recognize the people, pr...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Screening of Epix series is designed to encourage diversity conversations

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April 17, 2017 - The Citizens’ Unity Commission is launching a series of screenings that are designed to encourage conversations about conflicts that separate us, the values that unite us, and our triumphs over adversity, no matter our race or c...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Police will discuss latest shooting and anti-crime efforts at news conference

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Jan. 5, 2017 - Hampton police will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. today to discuss the increase in gun violence and what actions the city is taking.

The news conference follows an exchange of gunfire Wednesday afternoon on Big Bethel Road that hit a pers...

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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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Posted on: July 10, 2015

'Mini-grants' available for programs to help stop youth violence

July 10, 2015 - The City of Hampton is accepting applications for up to $10,000 in mini-grants that can be used for grassroots programs and activities designed to prevent youth violence.

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