PRELIMINARY SLAM APRIL 1ST, 2020 | 5-7PM EST Join us for Slam Fest 2020! Compete for the chance to win a photoshoot, studio time, a radio interview, performance opportunities on major stages across the 757, cold hard cash and a slot on the 2020 Hampton Roads Youth Poets team, competing at Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival this summer in DC!!! The PREQUALIFYING SLAM TAKES PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST online in our Virtual Safe Space at 5pm EST . Register today and find the full details twpthemovement.org! !! Don’t miss your shot! Need help with your poetry? Join us for our Virtual Teen Gatherings (see schedule below) or we can connect you with one of our Teaching Artists. In order to keep each other healthy and safe amid the health crisis we are experiencing, VCM Teen Center will be closed. Please join us online as we GO LIVE with programming! We will never cancel on you, instead, we will be going live daily at 5pm EST pre-gathering videos start at 4:30pm EST. Teens With a Purpose’s Virtual Teen Gatherings include: Music, Poetry, Yoga, Leadership & Digital Activities by Code America Hampton Roads. Monday - Fitness with Lavonne Tuesday - Thinkflix & Chill Creative Writing Activity Wednesday - Slam Fest '20 Pre-Qualifying Slam, Mobile STEAM Activity with Camp Digital Thursday - Just Aart Music, Yoga for EVERYBODY Friday - Mobile STEAM Activity with Camp Digital & MORE!Join TWP Virtual Teen Gatherings
NEED INTERNET CONNECTION? FCC agreement: Providers will waive late fees, provide open hot-spots and will not disconnect service for lack of payment.
Connect2Compete program.: Limited-time, first two months free of Connect2Compete service, $9.95/month thereafter
Comcast COVID-19 response: Offering free WiFi for two months to K-12 and higher education students. All Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time.
AT&T COVID-19 response: Offering open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low-income families.
Verizon COVID-19 response: Offering free international calling to most countries. Customers should call to receive temporary plan upgrades, including data options.
Sprint COVID-19 response: Offering unlimited data to existing customers and allowing all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
T-Mobile COVID-19 response: Offering unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
Charter Free Internet offer for 2 months: Offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
Schools, community centers, churches, and libraries: Many community organizations and government facilities offer open WiFi, and it can often be accessed from the parking lot.