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Are you a veteran suffering from PTSD, chronic pain or other issues who has found Cannabis to be a medical solution? Are you a physician who openly prescribes medical marijuana? We are seeking stories about the use of medical marijuana. Let us hear from you!

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Congratulations to several of our producers! Last weekend, they won three awards from the National Association of Black Journalists. 

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Congratulations to WHRO Community Engagement Officer Nancy Rogan! She has been recognized by Inside Business as one of the Women in Business honorees.

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In exploring the Eastern Shores' unique connections, challenges and relationships with water, we hope to uncover meaningful stories that have yet to be told and shed light on the national conversations happening around these issues. Help us decide which stories to tell.

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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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