Clever Communities In Action is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides positive options for youth while equipping communities with practical action-plans to successfully empower themselves and increase community involvement.



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

Hip Hop Youth Initiative MrDearShotMe-1169

Uses hip hop culture to inspire and challenge our youth in ways they never experienced before.

Youth Book Drive MrDearShotMe-0848

Over 1,000 culturally inclusive books placed into the libraries of 11 Title I elementary schools in Hampton Roads. Promoting literacy, positive self-esteem and cultural awareness and representation.

Teen Empowerment ProgramMrDearShotMe-

Prepares teens for their post-secondary educational and career goals through college tours, cultural field trips and an array of guest speakers and exciting presentations.

S.H.A.P.E. U.P. CCIA-blog8

Provides communities with a blueprint consisting of customized tools and incentives to empower themselves while bolstering community involvement, pride and unity.