Hope Harper is a native of Hampton, Virginia. She is running for Hampton City Council in November. With respect and admiration for Hampton’s past and present accomplishments, Hope represents the next generation of city leadership.
Always active and available for community service, Hope spent her adolescent years participating in job training and youth programs. She learned city government first-hand, while working in the Hampton City Council and City Manager’s office during the summers when she was in school. She worked for the City of Hampton from the age of 16 to 22.
Hope is a 1991 honor graduate of Kecoughtan High School. She continued her studies at Virginia State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and Decision Sciences in 1996. Hope has worked for Northrop Grumman Corporation for nearly 24 years; starting as a system analyst and now working as a property support control specialist. Throughout her career, she has received numerous accolades and certificates in recognition of her achievements.
Hope is a natural leader in uplifting and empowering others. She has worked with elected and appointed officials, special interest groups, and residents in community problem-solving, researching issues and opportunities, and planning for new possibilities. Hope serves on the board of directors for the Hampton Roads Community Action Program; the Y.H. Thomas Community Center where she is Vice President; and We Are 100. She is also a member of three neighborhood associations: Old Wythe, Aberdeen Gardens, and Buckroe. Hope was recently appointed by Hampton City Council to serve on the Citizens Police Advisory Group.
Faith, integrity, and dedication are important to Hope. She is a member of Bethel Temple Church in Hampton, Do Gooders of Hampton Roads, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Chums, Inc. She enjoys learning, helping others, meeting people, and staying connected through service. Hope is always present and always visible: attending community meetings and presentations. Because of her compassion and community presence, she is a requested speaker on women’s issues and quality of life topics.
Hope is one of fourteen co-authors of The Lioness Leads: Stories of Triumph Over Fear, a collection of stories honoring women in leadership.
Self-care for Hope involves genealogy, visiting historical sites, shopping, and spending time with family.
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Hope for Hampton
110 Coliseum Crossing, #176
Hampton, VA 23666