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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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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Registration open for Virginia Rules Camp to help teens learn about the law

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April 26, 2018 - Registration is now open for the Virginia Rules Camp, a statewide, law-themed summer day camp for rising students in grades 6 through 8. The camp offers young people a fun and healthy week learning about Virginia laws and building positiv...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Players, coaches, parents and advocates wanted to join Hampton Hoops this summer

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March 20, 2018 - Hampton Hoops, a free, five week, summer basketball league, is looking for players and volunteers.

Sponsored by the city's Office of Youth and Young Adults Opportunities, Hampton police and other city departments, Hampton Hoops promotes so...

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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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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 19, 2018

Applications now being accepted for 10-week Summer Youth Employment Program

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Jan. 19, 2018 - Applications are now being accepted for Hampton's Summer Youth Employment Program. Created in 2014, the 10-week program offers job opportunities within city departments, local businesses and non-profit organizations to area young people ag...

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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: October 27, 2017

'Youth Violence' will be called Office of Youth, Young Adult Opportunities

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Oct. 27, 2017 - The Office of Youth Violence Prevention is now the office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities. Program Manager Synethia White said the name was changed because  the word "violence" has a negative connotation and could...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Volunteers sought to help community learn about resources available after homicide

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Sept. 11, 2017 - The City of Hampton is looking for volunteers to join RESET, a program designed to inform residents about the help and resources available to community members following a homicide. 

Volunteers for RESET, or Rapid Engagement of Su...

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Youth & Young Adult Opportunities
Posted on: May 19, 2017

‘Community Explosions’ designed to help bond neighbors, community groups

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May 19, 2017 - Hampton’s Division of Police and the city’s Youth Violence Prevention Office are looking for residents, service organizations and partners to take part in a series of neighborhood gatherings this summer called “Community Explosions...

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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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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Police chief, prosecutors, talk about continuing gun violence in Hampton, Hampton Roads

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Jan. 5, 2017 - Flanked by the mayor, city manager, commonwealth's attorney and an assistant U.S. attorney, Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult held a news conference Thursday afternoon where he talked about the city's increase in violent crime and the need to...

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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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