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Celebrate Juneteenth this weekend with an array of local events. We have a list of events happening throughout Hampton Roads. Check it out. 

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High schoolers, we want to know what school is like during a pandemic. Create a micro-vlog about your experience and tag us on TikTok. It could be about your typical day, school events, graduation, prom, getting a vaccine, or applying to college -- whatever topic you want! Everyone who submits a video will be entered into a drawing for a great prize. 

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We are aware many of our valued members have received the April edition of Dimensions quite late. We are deeply sorry, and we are working on solutions with our vendors. Read our statement for more information.

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WHRO Public Media recently won four American Advertising Awards—formerly the ADDYs—including one gold award and three silver awards. 

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Community Initiatives

Here's what we've currently got in the works to bring education, enlightenment, and inspiration to Hampton Roads.

American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today's youth. Find out more


Hampton Roads is home to over 217,000 veterans. We're currently involved in these initiatives with them:

Veterans Coming Home

Veterans Coming Home explores "what works" for veterans as they return to civilian life sharing both the challenges and success stories of veterans who are making a difference in the workplace, on campus, and in their communities. Find out more

Wall of Faces

There are 1,307 names of Virginian Vietnam veterans listed on The Wall. WHRO is proud to spearhead a state-wide initiative and engage partners and community individuals to ensure every Virginian listed has a photo. Find out more

Race: Let's Talk About It

Stories and events that foster conversations about race relations in America. Find out more

Emerging Leaders Board

Young professionals passionate about public media and supporting its mission. Find out more

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