Congressman Butterfield, can you help me meet President Obama?

Kinston Teens’ founder Christopher Suggs has a lofty, but achievable, goal – he wants to meet President Obama. He emailed the following statement to his congressman, and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Representative G.K. Butterfield, asking for his help to make this happen: Good evening, Congressman Butterfield!   Firstly, I hope that all is well, and Read more about Congressman Butterfield, can you help me meet President Obama?[…]

Kinston Teens receives 501(c)3 determination

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release December 28, 2015 Kinston Teens, Inc. is proud to announce that it is now a federally tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions donated to Kinston Teens retroactive to its incorporation on February 3, 2015 are fully tax-deductible. “This is a major milestone for Read more about Kinston Teens receives 501(c)3 determination[…]

Suggs Recognized as Global Teen Leader

Kinston Teens is proud to announce that its Founder, President & CEO, Christopher J. Suggs, has been recognized as a 2016 Global Teen Leader by the Three Dot Dash initiative!   Three Dot Dash is an initiative of the We Are Family Foundation that recognizes and supports 25-35 young people each year who are making Read more about Suggs Recognized as Global Teen Leader[…]

Youth Violence Prevention in Kinston

In the work that Kinston Teens does, we often encounter people who already know a little about our organization. Although they may not know exactly our purpose or mission statement, we’re usually welcomed with warm remarks and appreciation for the positive things we do. Nonetheless, we’ve occasionally met people who believe that we were formed Read more about Youth Violence Prevention in Kinston[…]

Kinston Teens to host Back to School prayer gathering

On Sunday, August 23, at 6:30PM at Pearson Park, Kinston Teens will be hosting a Back to School Community Prayer Gathering. This event is on the eve of the 1st Day of School for the Lenoir County Public Schools system, and will unite our community in prayer for our schools, staff, educators, parents, and students. Read more about Kinston Teens to host Back to School prayer gathering[…]