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