The Hampton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host its second IMPACT Day on Saturday, March 10 at the Hampton Teen Center, 300 Butler Farm Road. The event will be held from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 PM and targets youth ages 13 to 19 and their families.
This is a special day devoted to helping the local community make progress in an area of critical importance. This is the second year of a focus on eliminating violence among the youth of Hampton. In 2011, this program featured a panel of parents and others who loss teenagers to violent crime. This year the program, entitled, Voices in the Village II, will feature a panel of teenagers who will share their experiences amid violence in the community. This event will also include a tribute to fallen teens from Hampton and the local community. The program for the day will include the following: Friends of Rachel of Kecoughtan High School, Challenge, video presentations from the VA Attorney General’s Office , a drumline competition, spoken word and free styling, door prizes, give-a-ways, food and more. This event is co-sponsored by the Hampton Department of Human Services, the Hampton Victim-Witness Program and the Hampton Office on Youth Violence.
A special monetary award will be presented to the youth group with the highest number in attendance over 20 persons. For further information please call 766-1510.