Part of building a strong community is being a good neighbor and reaching out to others. Local activities, community projects and education workshops are some of the ways WETA brings our listeners and viewers into contact with each other and our community's rich resources.
Local appearances and special events
Meet WETA's on-air personalities or attend a WETA special event. The station hosts activities throughout the year, including events in partnership with local cultural and civic organizations, program screenings, discussions and more.
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Ready to Learn initiative
WETA offers more than 100 workshops annually to show parents, teachers and childcare providers how to use public television as a teaching resource for children.
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To promote community discussion and awareness of important issues related to our television broadcasts, WETA offers print and online resources for several programs each year such as The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimers. The materials aim to assist viewers in exploring new approaches to life's challenges.
Teacher workshops and resources
WETA offers free local teacher workshops and downloadable teacher guides for making the most of PBS television series broadcast on WETA.
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Community Advisory Council
The WETA Community Advisory Council serves as a voice of the community to WETA regarding programming, outreach services and public activities.
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