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I, like many of you find myself once again deeply saddened. Our nation continues to struggle with legacies of injustice, racism and inequity. Over the years, WHRO has shared stories to raise awareness and foster dialogue.

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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar

Thank you to everyone who has partnered with us to locate photos for each Virginian veteran whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. We are now only missing one photo!

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WHRO Public Media has been honored to win several awards recently. From our journalistic news series to a children's music video, we are excited to celebrate these accomplishments. 

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Virginia stands at the forefront of a new industry that could create an estimated 14,000 jobs—many of which will be located in Hampton Roads. Learn more in this upcoming webinar series.

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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

Let's Eat

Cooking Tips • Recipes from Area Chefs • Restaurant Reviews • Seasonal Delights Find out more

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