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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 18, 2018

Camp Prospect, Camp Fury participants learn hot Fire & Rescue skills

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July 18, 2018 — Participants in Hampton Fire & Rescue's Camp Prospect this week are getting a taste of what it takes to be a firefighter. The camp, co-sponsored by the Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities, gives at-risk young men ag...

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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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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: February 12, 2018

Contest encourages young people to create videos that will help stop the violence in city

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Feb. 12, 2018 - Can you or someone you know create a winning video against violence? “Don’t Sit in Silence, Stop the Violence” is the name of a contest for all current high school students in Hampton and Newport News that beg...

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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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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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