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-a 501c3 non-profit organization

– founded in 2012

– Mission

Clever Communities In Action provides positive options for youth while equipping communities with practical action plans to successfully empower themselves by increasing resident involvement in resolving critical neighborhood issues.


– Overview

The full range of programs and services offered by Clever Communities In Action are available free of charge to all Hampton Roads residents.

– Board



President/Chief Executive Officer Starr Armstrong


Chair Gary McCollum

Treasurer – Tasha Turnbull

Secretary – Ty Jones-Cox

Board of Directors Deborah Mariner Hubbard

Board of Directors – Leone Jackson


– Programs

Youth Book Drive


Hip Hop Youth Initiative


S.H.A.P.E. U.P.


– President and Chief Executive Officer Starr Armstrong (follow link for complete bio)

Originally from:


Studied BA Political Science at Jacksonville State University

Graduated High School from Lake Taylor High  – Norfolk, Virginia

worked with youth and community members for over 18 years

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