Author: karen dutro

NetworkPeninsula / Articles posted by karen dutro

  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...

A recent OpEd on the state of local nonprofits had us thinking about how we view the nonprofits we serve. We wanted to offer a different perspective because we believe the nonprofit sector on the Peninsula is a valuable force, making great strides to help people in need, bringing communities together, and significantly contributing to...

Creating Your 2020 Game Plan: Seven Game Changing Trends Impacting Hampton Roads Featuring Keynote Speaker, John W. Martin, Futurist and CEO, SIR’s Institute for Tomorrow Thursday, December 5, 2019 · 11:30 am – 1:30 pm · William & Mary School of Education, Williamsburg VA For many leaders, 2020 has always been shorthand for the future — a very distant future. Now, 2020...

Certificates in Fundraising Management were awarded to 18 local nonprofit staff who completed 25 hours of training. The new Nonprofit Management Institute is a joint initiative of Thomas Nelson Community College and NetworkPeninsula. We are grateful to the Williamsburg Health Foundation and the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation for providing participants with funds for this valuable...