Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone.

– Mahatma Gandhi

Our mission of empowering young people to use their voices to improve their own lives and the lives of others come to life in their own stories. Read inspirational accounts, testimonials and view personal accounts of positive


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Role Model Stories are short stories based on real experiences of young people from Hampton Roads who have made or are planning to make a risk-reducing behavioral change. Names and pictures have been changed to protect anonymity.


Hear what teens, parents, partners and service providers are saying about Teens With a Purpose.


See how Teens are being impacted by Teens With a Purpose.