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  1. 100 Black Men of Virginia
    The Virginia Peninsula Chapter provides a variety of educational, informative and uplifting programs for the whole family. Our programs teach the necessary leadership and development skills to assist our mentees and their families in realizing and maximizing their full potential.
    Newport News, VA 23609
    (757) 726-7027
  2. Big Brothers, Big Sisters – Virginia Peninsula
    ​Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, professionally supported matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through young adulthood. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of youth in our communities.
    Katherine Johnson Adult Learning Center ​17346 Warwick Blvd. Room 8 Newport News, VA 23603
    (757) 369-6824
  3. Boys & Girls Clubs of Virginia Peninsula
    Activities for youth ages 6-18. Education and Career Programs, Health & Life Skills, Character and Leadership Programs, Art Programs, Sports, Fitness and Recreation Programs
    Locations in Hampton, Newport News, York County, Williamsburg, Gloucester, & Mathews
    (757) 223-7204
  4. Excellence Girls Club, Inc.
    Excellence Girls Club, Inc. empowers young girls. Introduces them to positive women and positive ideas. Unlocks their potential. Helps them grow. From promising young girls, into powerful young women.
    Chesapeake, Newport News, and Virginia Beach
  5. Leading Men Fellowship
    The Literacy Lab’s Leading Men Fellowship creates opportunities for young men of color and increases representation in the field of education. Leading Men Fellows are young men of color who have recently graduated from high school and participate in a year-long, residency-style experience in which they provide evidence-based literacy support to pre-kindergarten students while receiving robust coaching and professional development and gaining valuable experience.
    Hampton, Newport News and Norfolk, VA
  6. Youth Leadership Program (YLP)
    The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) provides a service-learning opportunity for youth, ages 13-17, who reside in the Southeast community of Newport News, Virginia. Community youth have to complete an application and interview process. Selected youth have the opportunity to assist staff with the facilitation of summer programs and services at one of the five Wickham Avenue Alliance sites.
    3100 Wickham Avenue Newport News, VA 23607