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March 6, 2018 - Urgency of Now, also known as 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 Coliseum Drive, on Tuesday, March 20. Doors open at 5 p.m. From 6-7 p.m., the schedule includes:
From 7-8:30 p.m. there will be a Resource Fair featuring organizations that have positive engagement opportunities for youth and young adults. Organizations that are looking for volunteers to support their efforts will also be present. Organizations/vendors looking to recruit volunteers or have an exhibit at Urgency of Now should register online by March 12.
The Urgency of Now is sponsored by Hampton’s Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities, Cities United, and the City of Newport News. For more information about how to get involved or to volunteer, contact Program Manager Synethia White at email@example.com, 757-727-2730, or email firstname.lastname@example.org