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Monday, May 1,  2023, 7:00 p.m. on WHRO TV 15 

The Christopher Newport University Wason Center for Civic Leadership presents Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D), and former Virginia Attorney General State Supreme Court Justice Bill Mims (R), in a moderated discussion on public service and civility in politics.

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We're excited about Public Media Giving Days that is happening on May 1 & 2. This is a first-ever event of this scope that gives fans across the nation the opportunity to meaningfully rally behind the institution of public media over a two-day period.

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Spring is heating up with dramas on WHRO Passport. These popular shows are available now to binge on WHRO Passport.

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The coastal Virginia city is using $112 million to protect Chesterfield Heights. Learn about these efforts in this new short film that premieres Saturday, April 22. 

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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.

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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