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Citizens' Unity Commission
The Citizens Unity Commission promotes and sponsors activities and events that bring diverse citizens together. Diversity Education is available for all individuals, businesses, schools, etc. dealing with community and workplace. 

Hampton Diversity College
The college is an eight-week course of diversity education that concentrates on diversity in contemporary workplaces and in our community. Class sessions include diversity 101, mixing and managing four generations, navigating gender issues and disability awareness.

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Commission members

Members are appointed by Hampton City Council. See the list of commission members and youth advisory group and partners. Apply to join the commission, or 

Attend a meeting: 2nd Thursday of the month, 6 p.m.-8p.m., Community Development Conference Room, Fifth  Floor, City Hall, 22 Lincoln St.

Check out our archived newsletters. You can also take the Hampton Pledge to foster understanding and respect, learn more about the commissions history and goals, and see what awards the Commission has earned.

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Nominations sought for Unity Awards
Nov. 5, 2014 - The Citizens’ Unity Commission is accepting nomination for its 2015 Unity Awards. The program recognizes individuals, initiatives and organizations that have had a positive impact on diversity and inclusion in Hampton. Read on...
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Contact Us

Michele Woods Jones
Executive Director 

Wanda Ferrell
Program Coordinator

22 Lincoln St.
Seventh Floor
Hampton, VA 23669

Ph: (757) 728-3279
Fx: (757) 728-3275

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Citizens Unity Commission
Director Michele Woods Jones and Chair Pat Leary discuss the programs that increase our understanding and human relations.