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At one local high school, science students are learning about the life cycle of plants, while culinary arts students are enjoying cooking up the "fruits" of their labor. It all started with an Eagle Scout project.

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Our judges have chosen this year's performers. See the lineup and save the date to join us—June 1!

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Join us in celebrating Black History Month throughout February with a wide range of programming featuring Black artists and changemakers.

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Please join us on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM at Jones Magnet Middle School, in Hampton, for this insightful documentary that explores America’s mental health crisis through the eyes of more than twenty young people, their providers, advocates, family, and friends.

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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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