Mission & Vision

Our mission is to promote the contributions of blacks in the Commonwealth of Virginia

To honor the rich heritage and legacy of African American (Black) sports and other activities under the Direction of the Virginia Interscholastic Association (VIA) from 1954- 1969 and to promote a greater appreciation for and understanding of the contributions of blacks to the history of sports & other activities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Contributions to The VIA Heritage Association are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.