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We Speak For Ourselves

Empowered young people using voice, creativity, reflection, and action to affect personal growth, transform lives and impact communities 

Teens With a Purpose - The Movement
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COMMUNITY
SAFETY COALITION

Our initiative provides a range of resources and services including Safe Passage, community conversations, healing circles, mental health first-aid certification training, and school and community-based prevention and the Better Choices intervention programs created for vulnerable teens who may be influenced or impacted by community violence. 

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YOUTH POET LAUREATE

Young poets, writers, and rappers seeking to raise their voice for justice and peace in VA - this is your chance. 

It's not too late to apply to be Hampton Roads Youth Poet Laureate!

Deadline extended to March 10, 2024. 

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We empower young people to use their voice, creativity, reflection and action to affect personal growth, transform lives and impact communities.
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TEENS WITH A PURPOSE

Teens With A Purpose - CREATIVELY CULTIVATES THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS - through the Arts & Humanities programs and events. TWP is the pioneer in Creative Youth Development in our region. A nationally recognized field that was defined in 2008 that has been our practice since inception in 1996 in Norfolk Virginia.

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