The Amplify Awards
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Science Museum of Virginia | Rotunda
Virginia trailblazers in youth advocacy and empowerment will be honored for their efforts to embody a shared vision of a Virginia centered on the needs, rights, well-being, and development of young people. The awards ceremony will include an engaging panel discussion on the state of advocacy for Virginia’s young people, networking opportunities with thought leaders, legislators, community groups, sponsors, and much more.
The emcee for the evening will be Stacy Hawkins Adams, published author and former board chair of Voices.
We are excited to welcome the Hanover High School Orchestra to the 2023 Amplify Awards!
The Hanover High School Orchestra is a group of talented student musicians ranging from 9th through 12th grade. They are led by Conductor Lucretia Davis, an experienced guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician throughout the state of Virginia and beyond. The musicians perform music ranging in styles like Classical, Rock, Pop, Broadway show tunes, Jazz, Folk, Celtic, and more. The ensemble is known for its emotional range and energetic playing consistently receiving superior and excellent ratings at competition and state orchestra assessments.
Award honorees demonstrate:
Efforts focused on young people to promote positive and equitable outcomes;
Dedication to young people who have been impacted by systemic injustices;
Work that inspired local, state or national policy change or informed policy conversations
High ethical standards; and
Value for the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.