October 2021 News
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October 2021 News

Statewide Conference 2021 Fall Conference – Register now! Dates: November 2- November 4, 2021 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. via Ring CentralAre you bored in the house and in the house bored? You need our “Floor Plan of LIFE.” Register to join us for 3 nights of virtual fun, like only the Project LIFE team can…

September 2021 News
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September 2021 News

Program Updates Summer Bucket List Bingo Wraps Up Our summer challenge of completing a Bingo board of events closed on the last Friday of August. The team is going through the entires and will send prizes through the mail to the youth who completed their boards. Thanks for playing, and we hope that you enjoyed…

August 2021 News
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August 2021 News

Program Updates Did you know that VDSS has some relief $$$ for eligible youth? Make sure you read on to see the details about eligibility and accessing these relief funds in the “Additional Resources” section of this newsletter! Upcoming Statewide Events Summer Bucket List Bingo! Dates: July 1- August 27, 2021 | Various times and locationsReady…

July News
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July News

Program Updates Youth Welfare Approach Historically, child welfare focused on providing services to children in foster care, but over time there has been an increase in older youth in care. Though youth in the child welfare system need to be kept safe, during adolescence the focus of care needs to emphasize promoting permanency, normalcy and…

Summer Bucket List Bingo
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Summer Bucket List Bingo

Rules of the Bucket List Challenge: The game runs July 1-August 27. Achieve a BINGO by completing 4 squares in a row and “knocking things off of your summer bucket list.” BINGOs can be made vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. Or, you can also complete each corner instead of 4 in a row. This guide will share what needs to be done…

LGBTQ+ Pride Exhibition
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LGBTQ+ Pride Exhibition

Project LIFE aims to support the LGBTQ+ community all year long by creating programming for both youth and workers. In February 2021, we partnered with the Virginia Leage of Planned Parenthood and hosted a 101 training for professionals. It was well attended with positive feedback provided. In March, we hosted a learning workshop for youth…

Happy Juneteenth!
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Happy Juneteenth!

History Juneteenth (June 19th), also known as Freedom Day or Jubilee Day, marks the day when people who were enslaved in Texas learned that they were free. This was two years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth has come to symbolize a day of recognition, restoration, and celebration in the black community. It’s…

June News
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June News

Program Updates Conference Highlights May 18 – 20th, 2021, Project LIFE provided a 3 day Spring Virtual Conference. The theme of this conference was “The LIFE Network,” a play on local television programming. Each workshop was a spin-off from popular television shows. Throughout the conference, we had pre-recorded celebrity cameo videos and commercial breaks that…

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