Author: karen dutro

NetworkPeninsula / Articles posted by karen dutro

To Our Networked Community: After 15 years as Executive Director of NetworkPeninsula, I will be stepping down at the end of the year to make room for a new leader who can bring the organization to the next level. As the founder and Executive Director, first as NetworkWilliamsburg, then as NetworkPeninsula after expanding in 2013, it...

Board development classes are offered for $25 per person for board members of current members of NetworkPeninsula. For all other guests, and non-members, the fee is $35 per person. Payments can be made below, or by mail to: NetworkPeninsula, 2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News VA 23602. (ATTENDANCE POLICY: If you have registered and are unable...

  Dear Fellow Community Advocates - At the June 2nd Virtual Town Hall, there were two issues raised of deep importance to nonprofits and the communities they serve in recovering from the pandemic – access to child care & rural broadband. The Senators have since introduced two bills to watch: Child Care is Essential Act - The House passed the...

As you may have read in our original statement in response to protests following tragic events across the country, we continue to work on our Call to Action to DO THE WORK to better educate ourselves and to reflect on how the leadership and members of NetworkPeninsula can better work together to impact real and...

As Executive Director of a nonprofit that supports a diverse group of nonprofits serving a diverse group of individuals across the Virginia Peninsula, we want to be very clear that Black Lives Matter and we stand firm in support of this important message. NetworkPeninsula is committed to supporting, valuing, and learning from Black voices and experiences, always. While...

Karen Dutro, Executive Director of NetworkPeninsula, was recently a guest on "The Hampton Hour," the source for updated Hampton news, events and information that Hampton citizens need, when they need it. The 60 minute program features "Round Robin", hosted by Hampton's Marketing and Communications Director, Robin McCormick, who delves into lively discussions with City leaders...