We are checking in with Work Like A Girl ambassador and welder Pierette Swan. Since we last chatted with her she has a new job and will soon appear in a documentary made by a local filmmaker.Read more ...
WHRO Public Media has undertaken a new initiative to address issues surrounding race and the history of race in the communities of South Hampton Roads. Our latest event, Race Let's Talk About It: Closing the Education Gap, was an insightful community conversation. If you missed it, you can watch the recording.Read more ...
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