Females are like trophies to us....and I get a lot of them. A year after I graduated, I heard that Lisa had really gone down. She passed away and she was only 20. We all wondered what caused it. Read Full Story >>
I worked to build our Purpose Park since before camp began. I said, “like wow, I am actually doing something”. I helped make all of this! I knew it was going to be different, but when I saw what we did it was actually amazing! Us teenagers did it. Sometimes people underestimate us because of our age.View More Testimonials >>
The Virginia Commission for the Arts (VCA), in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, created this Poetry Out Loud “How To” Guide for poetry memorization. Students from Norfolk’s Teens with A Purpose (TWP) participated in a week-long residency with poet, performance and VCA Teaching Artist, Regie Cabico, to learn skills and techniques to build their memorization muscle.
TWP Liability Disclaimer and Usage Agreement: This site contains HIV prevention messages that might not be appropriate for all audiences. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this website.