- TWP was Awarded the 2013 NAACP ODU Community Image Award
- TWP new home at Vivian C. Mason Arts & Technology Center times and directions
- TWP now offers meetings on the Peninsula at the Downing-Gross Cultural Center times and directions
- TWP is the 2012 Youth Group winner of the City of Norfolk Crime Prevention Award
- TWP is the 2012 Youth Volunteer Group Award from Volunteer Hampton Roads
- HRYP Slam Fest 2013 - Grand Slam Finals
Sat, June 1st, 2013, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Norfolk State University, Student Center Theatre Rm. 149, 700 PARK AVE, Norfolk, VA
- THE WALL
TWP Founder Deirdre Love and TWP Member Richard Love on Cox Connections TV Show.
Become a TWP partner today. Our partners assist us in achiving our initiatives in supporting our youth programs and developments.
Norfolk Recreation, Parks and Open Space Website:www.norfolk.gov/rpos
Norfolk Department of Recreation, Parks and Open Space
(NRPOS) in partnership with community shareholders will
be a leader in providing wholesome, enriching and diverse
quality of life programs, events and facilities for
our citizens to enjoy. Teens With a Purpose Partners
with NRPOS to provide ongoing youth programs for teens
and the adults who support them.
Mission: To enrich the quality of life for our citizens by: providing choices and opportunities for Norfolk residents to recreate, development and operation of a full spectrum of recreational services for youth, adults and special populations and ensuring the management and maintenance of the City's parks, playgrounds, City beaches, the urban forest and City owned cemeteries.
Part of GEICO's corporate mission is to encourage active, involved citizenship. More than 4,000 of our associates volunteer an average of five hours a week helping worthwhile causes. Our associates read, build, mentor, walk, run, coach—we do whatever it takes to help organizations and people in need. Teens With a Purpose will partner with GEICO's Teen Safe Driving iniative.
WAVY TV 10 Website:www.wavy.com
For the second consecutive year, WAVY-TV 10 and Fox43 supports Teens With a Purpose with unmatched coverage during their weekend long celebration - Move Maker Gala and Teen Forum with NBC's National Celebrity, Al Roker and WAVY-TV's Nicole Livas bring Hampton Roads Community together in support and celebration of a peer-led Youth Development organization and all youth in Hampton Roads.
Crispus Attucks Cultural Center Website:www.cacc-inc.org
Teens With a Purpose is proud to partner with the Crispus Attucks Cultural Center, the new home base for our Poetry Team, Hampton Roads Youth Poets. HRYP workshops, meeting, training and events take place at the Attucks!
BINCHMARK is a project and small business development firm. BINCHMARK offers comprehensive services in the areas of consultation, marketing, media, and management. BINCHMARK brings precision, innovation, and direction to various clients ranging from small startup businesses to golf courses to television show production projects.
Seven Venues Website:www.sevenvenues.com
Seven Venues encompasses seven entertainment facilities. The venues include: Crispus Attucks Cultural Center, Chrysler Hall, Harbor Park, Harrison Opera House, Prism Theatre At Scope Arena, Norfolk Scope Arena, and Wells Theatre.
The Westin Hotel Website:www.starwoodhotels.com
The Westin Hotel has 236 beautifully appointed guest rooms include Deluxe Rooms and Suites. All rooms feature High Speed Internet Access and flat screen LCD televisions. The wonderful restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner or you can dine in the comfort of your room with in-room dining. After a long day, meet up with friends or colleagues for a cocktail in their lobby lounge. Discover beautiful surroundings and a convenient location at The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center.
The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center Website:www.downinggross.org
TWP is honored to partner with the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, as their peninsula home, where TWP will host monthly members meetings and teen programs and events. The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center houses the Ella Fitzgerald Theater, 276-seat venue that honors the "First Lady of Song," who was born in Newport News in 1917. Originally built as the Walter Reed School, this historic building has been restored and was reopened to the public in October 2008.