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Regional Contact

Jamesia Harrison, Independent Living Consultant

804.510.0793 | jaharrison@umfs.org

Jamesia originally joined UMFS in 2014 as the Community Liaison for
the Bridges out of Poverty initiative. In April of 2016, she became a part of the Project LIFE team. Jamesia earned her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Prior to joining UMFS, she worked as a Project Coordinator at Central Virginia Community College. She is passionate about helping and empowering others. In her spare time she enjoys amusements parks, museums, reading and videography.

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Talk it Out Tuesdays

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Feeling isolated due to COVID? Need someone to connect with? Miss talking with peers? Talk it Out Tuesdays is an open platform for youth to talk with other youth and trusted adults about anything on their minds. Register once and attend as often as you want. Hosted by Jamesia and Melissa, you can join in...

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Piedmont Regional Highlights

Piedmont Regional Highlights

Project LIFE in the Piedmont region has had the privilege of collaborating with many impactful organizations and groups. The Piedmont region has had huge success with the Real World simulations over the last Decade. Youth have gathered from all over the region to participate in a day of work sessions, networking, team building, and real-world…